SEEN - SE European Bird Migration Network
2009 Przebendowo
Photo: K. Stępniewska

11-13 December 2009
Przebendowo, Poland
“SEEN in the future”



Ringing as a tool to study bird migration patterns and bird conservation in Africa, with a focus on the Great Rift Valley
Przemysław Busse
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Reports and information / Ringing results

The ringing activity of the field ornithological camp “Avosetta” (Western-Ukrainian Ornithological Station, 1995-2009)
Oksana Hnatyna, Igor Shydlovskyy
Western Ukrainian Ornithological Station and Zoological museum of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine

Activities at the Drienovec Bird Ringing Station in Slovakia
Milan Oleksak1, Monika Galffyova2, Miro Fulin3, Peter Pjencak4, Stefan Matis1 & Peter Krisovsky3
1 Slovak Karst National Park,  Slovakia
2 Gemer-Malonont Museum, Slovakia
3 East Slovakian Museum, Slovakia
4 Homeland Museum Hanusovce nad Toplou, Slovakia

Overview of the work of the Bódva-valley Bird Ringing Station
Roland Farkas
Bódva-valley Bird Ringing Station, Hungary

Seasonal dynamics 2006-2008 of Acrocephalus species at Cernek and Aras ringing stations
Nizamettin Yavuz1, Kiraz Erciyas1, Sedat Inak2, Y.Sancar Bariş1, Çagan H.Şekercioglu3, Mehmet Kirpik2
1Ornithological Research Center, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Kurupelit Samsun, Turkey
2 Kafkas University, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Biology Department, Kars, Turkey
3Stanford University, Biology Department, Conservation for Biology, Stanford CA, 94305-5020 USA

Recent surveys of breeding and migratory birds in the St Katherine Protectorate IBA, south Sinai, Egypt 2005 – 2009
Matthew LJ White
RSPB & Operation Wallacea Egypt, UK

Birds of Palestine. A decade of ringing and census data
Simon Awad
Environmental Education Center (EEC), Palestine

Akcja Carpatica 2009 results of migration studies in the Carpathians
Michał Ciach, Grzegorz Cierlik, Marek Jędra, Hubert Kamecki, Stanisław Tworek, Witold Ziaja
Akcja CARPATICA,, Poland

Bird ringing in  Belarus 1996-2008
Pavel Pinchuk
Belarus Bird Ringing Scheme, Belarus

Birds on migration

What does the ringer need a ruler for?
Krzysztof Stępniewski, Jarosław K. Nowakowski
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

A study on morphological analyses of Motacilla flava (Linnaeus, 1758) populations which migrate from Kizilirmak Delta
Arzu Gursoy1, Kefelioglu, H. 1, Sancar Baris2
1 University of Ondokuz Mayis Art & Science Faculty, Biology Department, Samsun, Turkey
2 University of Ondokuz Mayis Ornithological Research Center, Samsun, Turkey

Does inter-specific competition determine migration strategy of Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus and Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita?
Michał Ciach
Department of Nature-Cultural Heritage, Animal Ecology and Wildlife Management, University of Agriculture, Kraków, Poland
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Using stable isotopes and ring recoveries to infer avian migratory patterns – lessons from the Reed and Marsh Warblers
Petr Procházka
Institute of Vertebrate Biology AS CR, Brno, Czech Republic

Who is the first and who is the last one on the route? - the Blackcap case
Grzegorz Zaniewicz
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

The Blackcap: short- vs. long-distance migration – advantage vs. disadvantage?
Agnieszka Ożarowska, Grzegorz Zaniewicz
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Radio tracking of Sylvia borin during its autumn migration at the Black Sea coast, North of Turkey
Kiraz Erciyas, Y. Sancar Bariş
Ornithological Research Center, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey

Autumn and spring migration of Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus in Egypt - some interesting aspects
Agnieszka Ożarowska1, Katarzyna Stępniewska1, Wed Ibrahim2
1 Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland
2 BLI/UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds Project, Nature Conservation Sector, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt

Methods, results - Directional preferences of migrants

Displacement orientation experiments with two subspecies of the Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus trochilus and P. t. acredula) in SW and SE Sweden
Mihaela Ilieva 1,2 and Susanne Åkesson 2 
1 Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
2 Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Orientation cage tests: application in bird migration studies
Agnieszka Ożarowska, Krzysztof Muś
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Reversed directions observed while testing nocturnal migrants in orientation cage
Karolina Adamska
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Methods, results – Birds and wind farms

Bird monitoring at inland wind-farms locations. The problem and some experience
Przemysław Busse
Bird Migration Research Station, University of Gdańsk, Poland

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