Dansk Ornitologisk Forening (DOF) / BirdLife Denmark
With more than a century of bird data collection, protection and conservation BirdLife Denmark is one of the oldest nature conservation organizations in Denmark. Birdwatching, citizen science and public talks are focal activities in our work where we engage almost 2,000 volunteers, and have the support of 17,500 members.
“Birds are life and happiness, that is why I am so fond of them. And working with birds provides fantastic experiences with other people.”
Egon Østergaard, Chairman of BirdLife Denmark
“I can’t imagine nature without birds! Birds should be everywhere. That’s why I am a member of Birdlife Denmark whose efforts on conservation, protection and promotion are highly respected.”
Kirsten Marie Haugstrup, Board member BirdLife Denmark
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This species lives and breeds in the entire Mediterranean, though it also breeds in the Black Sea. They are largely sedentary, meaning the birds tend to stay close to their breeding grounds during winter, although some birds can undergo short-distance migrations.