Name of scheme: Jednotný program sčítání ptáků (JPSP) Breeding Bird Census Programme
Organisation: Czech Society for Ornithology
Status: ongoing
Start: 1981
Number of fieldworkers: 80
Species: 118
Habitats recorded: yes
Methods: point counts
Selection of plots: free choice
Sustainable support: no

Web site:

Reference: REIF J., PRYLOVÁ K., ŠIZLING A. L., VERMOUZEK Z., ŠŤASTNÝ K. and BEJČEK V. 2013: Changes in bird community composition in the Czech Republic from 1982 to 2004: increasing biotic homogenization, impacts of warming climate, but no trend in species richness. Journal of Ornithology 154: 359-370.
REIF J. FLOUSEK J. 2012: The role of species' ecological traits in climatically driven altitudinal range shifts of central European birds. Oikos 121: 1053-1060.
Reif, J., Voříšek, P., Šťastný, K. and Bejček, V. (2006): Population trends of birds in the Czech Republic during 1982-2005. Sylvia 42: 22-37. (in Czech with English summary)

National indicators: Farmland Bird Indicator, All Common Species Indicator, Forest Bird Indicator

Contact: Zdeněk Vermouzek, Czech Society for Ornithology, Na Bělidle 34, 150 00 Prague 5, Czech Republic, e-mail: jpsp (at), verm (at)

Indicators produced are used as official indicators in the country: yes


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