Rapid growth CR-BIRDING SUBMIT

Rapid growth CR-BIRDING SUBMIT

January 30, 2018

CR-BIRDING SUBMIT is a relatively new initiative by Sovon, Vogeltrekstation and Dirk Raes to collect sightings of color ringed birds in a simple way. Readers can add and manage observations of color ringed birds of affiliated projects via the website. After input, they also receive the life history (where and when ringed and where and … Read More

Starling diet on the radio

Starling diet on the radio

June 1, 2017

The starlings fly off and on with beaks full of food. The second field season in Anne Kwak’s project “Starve the birds?” Has started. She is regularly found in the field to do dietary research on young birds. She is assisted by Frank Majoor and Symen Deuzeman. The three of them investigate what starlings, and … Read More

Lapwing chickens with flag (without pennant)

Lapwing chickens with flag (without pennant)

June 17, 2016

Although the lapwings still dance “through the air” in many areas, they are now a lot less than roughly 25 years ago. This is because too few chicks grow up. In the Year of Lapwing (2016) a large collaborative study of lapwing chickens was started by Sovon, the Bird Traction Station and many volunteers, and … Read More