Digital Magazine for Whinchat Research and Conservation
Volume 2 is still available here !
Content of Volume II
With a double-click on the pics you can get single papers
Population trend of the Whinchat in Upper Austria 1996 to 2016 and results about breeding success.
Author: Hans Uhl
The population size of the Whinchat in a part of the region of Lüchow-Dannenberg decreases again in 2017.
Author: Christoph Siems-Wedhorn
2017 a Whinchat conservation project was founded in three administrative districts, Kulmbach, Hof and Kronach, in north-eastern Upper Franconia (Bavaria, Germany).
Author: Laura Tschernek
First results of the Saxonian Meadow Birds Project which started in 2016.
Authors: Christina Scheinpflug & Marit Deumlich
An attachment with data about all documented meadow bird territories of the Saxonian Meadow Birds Project.
Author: Christina Scheinpflug & Marit Deumlich
Experimental increase of Whinchat territories by using artificial fences in the county Salzwedel (Germany, Saxony-Anhalt)
Author: Olaf Olejnik
Availablility of invertebrates as food for the Whinchat in the vicinity of Bad Steben (Upper Franconia, Germany)
Authors: Wolfgang Holzinger, Margarete Siering, Jürgen Feulner, David Fröhlich, Lorenz Wido Gunczy, Senta Huemer & Lydia Schlosser
To support the local population, meadow stripes were left uncut in 2016. In the following breeding season, the number of whinchats holding territories in one of the monitored areas increased by one third compared to 2016.
Authors: Heiko T. Liebel & Wolfgang Goymann
The Shannon Callows is the Whinchats breeding population stronghold in Ireland and therefore an appropriate location for conservation action. As in Europe, delayed mowing is urgently required to halt the decline of this vulnerable species.
Authors: Aimée Gray, Alex S. Copland, Kieran Kenny & Barry J. McMahon
Distance sampling was found to under-estimate the known population of whinchats at Geltsdale but provided a better index than transect counts.
Authors: Elinor Ames
Four short contributions from four renowned authors.
Authors: Katharina Bergmüller, Jennifer Border, Will Cresswell, Davorin Tome
Abstracts and summaries of new papers with „Whinchat in main focus“ that were
mostly published in 2017.