© Marcel Burkhardt
We investigate the diverse interactions of birds with their environment, from individual settlement behaviour to species communities.
The Eurasian Woodcock is a wader that occupies woodland habitats. It is an elusive bird, especially during the breeding ...
Habitat preferences of the Eurasian Woodcock in the Neuchâtel Jura
In collaboration with the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior in Radolfzell and the Konrad Lorenz Research Center of ...
Dispersal ecology of Alpine Golden Eagles
The habitat of the highly specialised White-winged Snowfinch is currently undergoing dramatic changes. We investigate th ...
Population dynamics of the White-winged Snowfinch
The Swiss population of little owls remained stagnant whilst the nearby French and German populations increased substant ...
Survival rate, range use and dispersal of Little Owls
The wood warbler is endangered in Switzerland and in many parts of Europe. A research project of the Swiss Ornithologica ...
Settlement behaviour, predation and population fluctuations in the wood warbler