Name of scheme: Common Bird Monitoring

Organisation: natur&ëmwelt a.s.b.l.
Status: ongoing
Start: March 2009
Number of fieldworkers: 25
Species recorded: all
Habitats recorded: not during the fieldwork, but the territories’ locations can be linked to habitats via GIS
Methods: line transect and territory mapping
Selection of plots: stratified random


Contact: Katharina Klein, Centrale Ornithologique, natur&ëmwelt a.s.b.l. (BirdLife Luxembourg), Kockelscheuer, L-1899, Luxembourg, e-mail:

Name of scheme: Monitoring of Breeding Birds

Organisation: LNVL
Status: finished
Start/end: 2002/2003
Number of fieldworkers: 6
Species: 60
Habitats recorded: yes
Methods: point counts and territory mapping

Contact: Patric Lorgé and Gilles Biver, Centrale Ornithologique LNVL, Lëtzebuerger Natur- a Vulleschutzliga (BirdLife Luxembourg), Kockelscheuer, L-1899, Luxembourg, e-mail:,

Indicators produced are used as official indicators in the country:The Ministry of Environment uses the results for the national biodiversity monitoring scheme.