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1st Interim Report 2013

We have noticed for years that 50% of the westward-moving storks (Ciconia ciconia) of the northwest population have altered their migration behaviour significantly. A high percentage of these birds no longer fly to West Africa but instead overwinter in the … Continue reading

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International cooperation, January to October 2011

Besides carrying out field work during the research trip in Spain, contacts with potential project partners were established. The SEO (Spanish Ornithologists Association) is interested in a collaboration as project partner and will be of great importance when doing work … Continue reading

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Satellite tracking, July to October 2011

In the summer of 2011, five young storks were equipped with satellite transmitters in Switzerland in order to verify what significance the disposal sites really have for the Swiss storks. Unfortunately, three of the storks equipped with transmitters dropped out … Continue reading

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Field work, January until March 2011

After several months of planning and preparation, the actual project work began with an investigation and research trip in January 2011. For 7 weeks (19th January to 11th March 2011), the project leader travelled around Spain to determine the status … Continue reading

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The project

Project title: SOS Stork – White Stork migration in the face of change A project by: Stork Switzerland (Managing director: Peter Enggist) Project leader: Dr. Holger Schulz The migration behaviour of the western population of White Storks (Ciconia ciconia) has … Continue reading

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