Petr Voříšek and EuroBird Portal awarded with the BTO Marsh Award

On Wednesday 23rd October EBCC celebrated an extraordinary success. British Trust for Ornithology has awarded our colleague Petr Voříšek with the Marsh Award #BTOMarshAwards in the category International Ornithology.

The Marsh Award for International Ornithology

Awarded to an individual scientist whose work on the international stage has had significant influence on British ornithology, especially as reflected in the work of BTO scientists and volunteers.

Petr Voříšek receives the BTO Marsh Award for International Ornithology

Petr was nominated for his excellent leadership of the Czech Society of Ornithology, and his extensive collaborative work across Europe as the coordinator of the PanEuropean Common Bird Monitoring Scheme. He has also played an important part in the EBCC’s second European Breeding Bird Atlas.

The Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology

Celebrates an important contribution which takes forward our understanding of avian ecology or conservation science.

The BTO Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology went to the EuroBirdPortal team. “The portal, which brings together over 80 institutions in 29 countries, has revolutionised the way we view data”, says BTO.

Gabriel Gargallo, EBP Project Coordinator, receives the BTO Marsh Award, October 23
You may check the medallists here.