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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 contribute to reducing the deficits of waste wood and dead wood as well as species-specific, special and rare habitats through specific funding projects and land conservation in forests.
The Capercaillie, the largest of all grouse species, lives in conifer-dominated, open mountain forests with well-develop ...
In Switzerland, the Middle Spotted Woodpecker is restricted to mature oak forests. To maintain viable populations of thi ...
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
The White-backed Woodpecker is considered a typical species of “primeval forests” and inhabits semi-natural forests with ...
The White-backed Woodpecker in managed forests
The recovery project for the Wood Warbler attempts to apply knowledge gained in a study on the species’ habitat needs to ...