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Submission #51

Tue, 2013-01-22
Finland
Nationwide monitoring study of common birds of prey
1982
2012
National
Finland
http://www.luomus.fi/english/zoology/ringing/
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Governmental
400
Yes
Finnish Museum of Natural History
  • Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
  • Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)
  • Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
  • Eurasian Eagle-owl (Bubo bubo)
  • Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
  • Eurasian Pygmy-owl (Glaucidium passerinum)
  • Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
  • European Honey-buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
  • Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)
  • Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
  • Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
  • Merlin (Falco columbarius)
  • Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)
  • Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
  • Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
  • Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)
  • Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
  • Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
  • Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus)
  • Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
  • Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)
  • Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)
  • Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)
  • Western Marsh-harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Yes
50-80%
50-80%
Yes
No
No
No
None
No
No
Yes
1986
2012
No
Yes
1982
2012
Yes
1982
2012
Yes
1986
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Sampling units
Annually
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1982
2012
Yes
1982
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1982
2012
No
No
Yes
2010
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
spatial statistics, time series, TRIM
Annually
Yes
Reporting via Finnish Environmental Administration to European Community.
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Petolintuseuranta
Yes
Rengastajaverkko
elmu_ren@heslinki.fi
12
400
>80%
45,000
Honkala, J., Saurola, P. & Valkama, J. 2012. Petolintuvuosi 2011 – pohjoisessa myyrähuippu (Summary: Breeding and population trends of common raptors and owls in Finland in 2011). – Linnut-vuosikirja 2011: 59-69.

Saurola, P 2008: Monitoring birds of prey in Finland: a summary of
methods, trends, and statistical power. Ambio 37: 413-419

Saurola, P. 2009: Bad news and good news: population changes of Finnish
owls during 1982-2007. Ardea 97 (4): 469-482.