Since my civilian service in Ornithology in 1999, I am interested in birdwatching, -determination and -drawing. 

 

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Professional experiences

 

- Working for one season (2012) as the warden and birdwarcher on the island trischen (www.trischen.de).  

- Collection of ornithological data inland, shore and offshore from ships and airplanes for different institutions, e.g. the NLWKN ("Niedersächsicher Landesbetrieb für Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- und Naturschutz"), the University of Kiel, the FTZ ("Forschungs- und Technologiezentrum Westküste") as well as different biological companies.

 

Voluntary experiences

 

- Formation and support of the ornithological websites www.hd-birding.de and www.vogelzivis.de;

- coordination of the DDA gull counts in Schleswig Holstein 2004-2009; 

- ringing of oscine birds at the ornithological stations Radolfzell (germany) and Rybachy (russia);

- ringing of herring gulls near Kiel (germany)

- collection of ornithological data for different institutions, e.g.: OAGSH ("Ornithologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Schleswig-Holstein"), OAO ("Ornithologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Oldenburg"), DDA ("Dachverband Deutscher Avifaunisten"), Vogelwarte Helgoland, NABU Heidelberg