Our Forest team is committed to preserving and promoting Switzerland’s forest habitats for birds. We focus on training and continuing education in forestry, ensure knowledge is transferred into practice and ...
Wildlife conservation coordinates the development, improvement and dissemination of measures in favour of priority bird species that cannot be helped by habitat protection alone. Together with BirdLife Switz...
We provide information and advice to private individuals, authorities and specialist bodies on bird-friendly solutions when it comes to the coexistence of birds and humans – an area that is not always withou...
Many of our projects are carried out from our regional offices in Valais (Sion), Ticino (Contone), Grisons (Chur), Northeastern Switzerland (Schaffhausen) and Western Switzerland (Yverdon-les-Bains).
As a foundation for ornithology and bird protection, we monitor native bird life, investigate the living requirements of birds and work to improve the living conditions of endangered species. The study of bird migration is also one of our main tasks. We inform the public, authorities and media about bird protection concerns and provide information on all aspects of bird life.
A strong team
The Ornithological Institute employs experts from the fields of biology, environmental science, agriculture, forestry, veterinary medicine, communication, IT, finance, electronics, statistics and customer service.
We handle the donations entrusted to us very carefully. For many years, the Swiss Ornithological Institute has carried the ZEWO seal of approval for non-profit institutions.
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