Bird Population Study at Le Bosquet 2013
An ornithological project in cooperation with Jean Collette and GONm.
In 2004 Jean Collette of the Groupe
Ornithologique Normand (GONm) kindly agreed to select our small farm in the Bocage Virois as a site for a long-term study of its permanent, seasonal and migratory bird population.
By carefully noting any changes in the immediate and adjacent environment, we hope that from regular censuses over a period of time we may learn more about our resident and visiting bird populations.
We are extremely grateful to Jean 'William' Collette for his constant help, advice and
regular visits to compile the census information which appears below.
When he began his monthly visits in 2004, we were sufficiently impressed by the numbers of birds he was able to identify.
By 2006 we were astonished to find him recording, flora, fauna and fungi in extraordinary detail.
"Merci, cher William! Quel travail, quelle diligence, quel bonheur!".
Censuses and compilation by Jean Collette.
Visit 80 02-01-2013
Visit 85 14-06-2013
Anyone interested in birds and the preservation, conservation or protection of their natural environments in the Normandy region should consider joining the Groupe Ornithologique Normand (GONm): 181 Rue d'Auge, 14000 Caen, France. Tel: +33 2 31 43 52 56 Fax: +33 2 31 93 27 07. Email GONm.
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