Bird of the yearly (Germany)

already since 1971 shorten the nature protection federation Germany registered association. (NABU) annually the bird of the yearly. Thus this nature protection organization was first, which made attentive by annual proclaiming of their candidate to the endangerment of the animals and habitats. The action hasto today many imitators found.

The selection of the bird of the yearly takes place after the endangerment of the kind or its habitat via humans. It can seem that the same kind is gekürt also several times with this title, for instance the white stork to 1984 and 1994.

See also: Bird of the yearly in Switzerland

past birds of the yearly

year kind scientific name
1971 moving falcon Falco peregrinus
1972 Steinkauz Athene noctua
1973 Eisvogel Alcedo atthis
1974 flour swallow Delichon urbica
1975 Goldregenpfeifer Pluvialis apricaria
1976 Wiedehopf Upupa epops
1977 veil owl Tyto alba
1978 Kranich Grus grus
1979 barn swallow Hirundo rustica
1980 Birkhuhn Lyrurus tetrix
1981 black woodpecker Dryocopus martius
1982 large curlew Numenius arquata
1983 bank swallow Riparia riparia
1984 white stork Ciconia ciconia
1985 nine-dead Lanius collurio
1986 seed crow Corvus frugilegus
1987 Braunkehlchen Saxicola rubetra
1988 turning neck Jynx torquila
1989 pond tubing singers Acrocephalus scirpaceus
1990 Pirol Oriolus oriolus
1991 Rebhuhn Perdix by DIX
1992 robins Erithacus rubecula
1993 Flussregenpfeifer Charadrius dubius
1994 white stork Ciconia ciconia
1995 nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
1996 Kiebitz Vanellus vanellus
1997 multicolored woodpecker Dendrocopus major
1998 field lark Alauda arvensis
1999 Goldammer Emberiza citrinella
2000 Rotmilan Milvus milvus
2001 hood divers Podiceps cristatus
2002 Haussperling Passer domesticus
2003 Mauersegler APUs APUs
2004 Zaunkönig Troglodytes troglodytes
2005 eagle owl Bubo bubo
2006 nuthatches Sitta europaea

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