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Status of common bird monitoring and atlas work in Austria

Monitoring


Present schemes

“Monitoring der Brutvögel Österreichs” - Point count routes for breeding birds started 1998. Routes chosen by observers (n = 178 in 2005).


Previous schemes

None


Recent publications

Teufelbauer, N. & M. Dvorak (2006) Monitoring der Brutvögel Österreichs. Bericht über die Saison 2005 BirdLife Österreich, Wien, 11pp. (Monitoring of Austria’s breeding birds. Report 2005. In German)

Dvorak, M. & G. Wichmann (2003) Die Vogelwelt Österreichs im dritten Jahrtausend. Monitoring programme für Vögel in Österreich. BirdLife Österreich. Gesellschaft für Vogelkunde, Wien, 32pp. (The Austrian avifauna in the third millennium. Monitoring schemes for birds breeding in Austria. In German)


Contact person

Michael Dvorak & Norbert Teufelbauer, BirdLife Austria, Museumsplatz 1/10/8, A-1070 Wien, Austria. E-mail: michael.dvorak@birdlife.at, norbert.teufelbauer@birdlife.at


Home page

None


Atlas work


Latest atlas

Census period: 1981-1985. Method: Breeding criteria in 6.25 x 5.55 km squares (representing a square of 5 x 3 geographical minutes). No densities estimated. Atlas published in 1993 (Dvorak et al. 1993).


Previous atlases

None


Ongoing atlases

Preliminary work for a new atlas is scheduled to start in 2008.


Publications

Dvorak, M., A. Ranner & H.-M. Berg (1993) Atlas der Brutvögel Österreichs. Umweltbundesamt, Wien. 527pp.


Contact person

Michael Dvorak, BirdLife Austria, Museumsplatz 1/10/8, A-1070 Wien, Austria. E-mail: michael.dvorak@birdlife.at


Home page

None


Latest update 28 April 2006

2007-04-12


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