Birds nesting in Slovakia around Krize

Bird watching in Slovakia

Slovak Name

Latin Name

English Name

Number of nests
in Slovakia
Min Max

Nests in 10x10km
around Krize
Min Max

Density Map around Krize

Favourite habitat
and altitude above the sea level

 

Potapka mala

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe

1,000

3,000

7

14

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□□□□
□□■□

slow streams < 620m

Volavka popolava

Ardea cinerea

Gray Heron

300

700

7

14

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□□□□
□□□□

wetland shrubs

Bocian Cierny

Ciconia nigra

Black Stork

400

600

1

3

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woodlands with water < 1,000m

Bocian Biely

Ciconia ciconia

White Stork

1,000

1,300

2

6

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villages by streams

Kacica diva

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

12,000

20,000

35

48

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ponds, lakes, marshes, streams, rivers

Vcelar obycajny

Pernis apivorus

Honey Buzzard

900

1,300

2

6

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oak, beech and pine forest < 1,000m

Jastrab velky

Accipiter gentilis

Goshawk

1,600

1,800

3

7

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high forest clearings < 1,000m

Jastrab krahulec

Accipiter nisus

Sparrowhawk

1,500

2,000

3

8

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young pine trees

Mysiak horny

Buteo buteo

Buzzard

5,000

7,000

11

19

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fragmented forests

Orol kriklavy

Aquila pomarina

Lesser Spotted Eagle

800

900

2

7

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mosaic forests, foothils < 1,000m

Sokol mysiar

Falco tinnunculus

Kestrel

4,000

6,000

10

17

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not pine forest < 2,300m

Sokol lastoviciar

Falco subbuteo

Hobby

600

800

1

4

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●●□□
●■●●

patches of woodland < 1,000m

Jariabok horny

Bonasa bonasia

Hasel Grouse

3,000

5,000

15

24

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spruce and beech < 1,300m

Tetrov obycajny

tetrao tetrix

Black Grouse

200

300

2

6

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□□□□
●□□□

trees mixed with bushes 800 -1,500m

Jarabica polna

Perdix perdix

Gray Partridge

3,000

8,000

13

21

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■■■■

treeless river valleys < 800m

Prepelica polna

Coturnix coturnix

Quail

2,000

6,000

8

14

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■■■■

open agricultural land

Bazant obycajny

Phasiansus colchicus

Pheasant

20,000

40,000

86

105

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■■■■

treeless river valleys < 800m

Chriastel vodny

Rallus aquaticus

Water Rail

300

600

3

8

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□□□□
□□□□

river valleys

Chrapkac polny

Crex crex

Corncrake

1,400

1,700

3

8

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grasslands

Sliepocka vodna

Gallinula chloropus

Moorhen

1,000

2,500

5

11

□□□□
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small marshes

Lyska cierna

Fulica atra

Coot

4,000

8,000

24

35

□□□□
■□□□
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□□●□

marshes, ponds

kulik riecny

Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover

2,000

3,000

8

15

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□■■□

fishponds < 600m

Cibik chocholaty

Vanellus vanellus

Lapwing

2,500

5,000

9

16

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□●■□

fields and pastures < 700m

Sluka horna

Scolopax rusticola

Woodcock

1,300

2,500

6

13

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■□□□

humid forest clearings

Kaluziak maly

Actitis hypoleucos

Common Sandpiper

700

1,300

3

8

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waters with sandy substrates < 800m

Rybar obycajny

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

150

250

5

10

□□□□
■□□□
■□□□
□□□□

fishponds and gravel-pits

Holub pluzik

Columba oenas

Stock Pigeon

3,500

5,500

12

21

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□●●■
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mixed forests

Holub hrivnak

Columba palumbus

Woodpigeon

60,000

120,000

229

260

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forests of all types

Hrdlicka polna

Streptopelia turtur

Turtle Dove

15,000

30,000

50

65

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■■■■

forest fragments < 1,300m

kukucka obycajna

Cuculus canorus

Cuckoo

7,000

14,000

20

30

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■■■■

various

Plamnienka driemava

tyto alba

Barn Owl

400

600

1

5

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□□□□
□□□□
□●●●

arable land, church towers < 500m

Vyr skalnaty

Bubo bubo

Eagle Owl

300

400

1

3

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forest edges with high rocks < 1,000m

Kuvicok vrabci

Glaucidium passerinum

Pygmy Owl

1,000

1,500

6

12

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■●□□

pine trees, mountain slopes

Kuvik obycajny

Athene noctua

Little Owl

800

1,000

3

7

□□■●
□□●□
□■■■
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along rivers, fields, around barns < 600m

Sova obycajna

Strix aluco

Tawny Owl

2,500

3,000

5

10

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■■■■
■■■■

pine-beech forests, avoids Ural Owl

Sova dlhochvosta

Strix uralensis

Ural Owl

700

1,000

4

9

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beech forests < 1,000m

Mysiarka usata

Asio Otus

Long-eared Owl

2,500

4,000

7

13

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open land, forest edges

Potik kapcavy

Aegolius funereus

Tengmalm's Owl

400

600

2

7

□□□□
□■■□
□■□□
■□□□

mixed pine-beech forests 600m - 1,300m

Lelek obycajny

Caprimulgus europaneus

Nightjar

1,000

2,000

7

13

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□●□□
□□□■
■□□□

mosaic open forests, not high altitudes

Dazdovnik obycajny

Apus apus

Swift

30,000

60,000

149

174

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towns, old oak forests < 2,000m

Rybarik obycajny

Alcedo atthis

Kingfisher

700

1,300

1

5

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clear waters, loamy or sandy banks < 800m

Vcelarik zlaty

Merops apiaster

Bee-eater

700

1,300

6

12

□□□□
□□□□
□□□□
□□●□

loamy or sandy walls, meadows < 720m

Dudok obycajny

Upupa epops

Hoopoe

600

1,000

1

5

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■●●□
●■■■

oak trees, pasture lands, orchards < 1,100m

Krutohlav obycajny

Jynx torquilla

Wryneck

2,500

4,000

6

13

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□■■□
■■■■
■■■■

open broadleaved forests < 1,000m

Zlna siva

Picus canus

Grey-headed woodpecker

1,500

2,000

4

8

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●■■■
■■■■

boundaries of older mixed forests

Zlna zelena

Picus viridis

Green Woodpecker

1,200

2,000

3

7

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■■●■
●■■■

open parklands, open forests < 800m

Tesar cierny

Dryocopus martius

Black Woodpecker

1,500

2,500

3

8

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■■■■
■■■■

connected old fir-beech forests < 1,500m

Datel velky

Dendrocopus major

Great Spotted Woodpecker

30,000

60,000

98

119

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

all forests, parks, orchads < 1,400m

Datel hnedkavy

Dendrocopus syriacus

Syrian Woodpecker

1,500

2,500

6

12

□●■□
□□■●
■■●■
□■■■

dispersed trees in open land < 800m

Datel prostredny

Dendrocopus medius

Middle Spotted Woodpecker

2,500

4,000

10

17

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□□□■
●■■■

old natural oak forests < 950m

Datel bielochvosty

Dendrocopus leucotus

White-backed Woodpecker

1,500

2,500

7

13

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□■■■
□■■■
■■■■

beech and fir-beech forests < 1,300m

Datel maly

Dendrocopus minor

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

2,000

4,000

7

13

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□■■■

deciduous forests, orchrads, parks < 800m

Dubnik trojprsty

Picoides tridactylus

Three-toed Woodpecker

800

1,200

5

11

□■●□
□□□□
□■□□
□□□□

spruce and fir-beech forests < 1,800m

Pipiska chocholata

Galerida cristata

Crested Lark

3,000

6,000

14

22

□□□□
□□■□
■□□□
□□■□

hedgerows, field margins < 700m

Skovranik stromovy

Lullula arborea

Wood Lark

1,500

3,000

10

18

□□□□
■□■□
■□□□
□□□□

young forests (5-10y), open shrub < 1,400m

Skovranok polny

Alauda arvensis

Sky Lark

200,000

400,000

718

773

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■■■■
■■■■

fields (beet, corn, potatoes)

Brehula obycajna

Riparia riparia

Sand Martin

10,000

20,000

81

100

□□●□
■□■■
■□□■
□■■■

clay and gravel pits, river banks < 750m

Lastovicka obycajna

Hirundo rustica

Swallow

200,000

400,000

714

769

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

domestic animal farming < 1,350m

Beloritka obycajna

Delichon urbica

House Martin

500,000

1,000,000

1,800

1,886

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

human settlements < 1,400m

Labtuska horna

Anthus trivialis

Tree Pipit

200,000

400,000

717

772

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

scattered forests < 1,730m

Labtuska lucna

Anthus pratensis

Meadow Pipit

250

500

4

8

□■□□
●□□□
□□□□
□□□□

open grassland, wet meadows < 1,650m

Labtuska vrchovska

Anthus spinoletta

Water Pipit

700

1,000

15

24

□□□□
■□□□
□□□□
□□□□

sub-alpine zones 950 - 2,300m

Trasochvost zlty

Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail

2,500

4,000

13

21

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□□■□
●□■■
□■■□

moist meadows, read margins < 650m

Trasochvost biely

Motacilla alba

White Wagtail

50,000

100,000

166

193

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

fields, pastures, stone quarries < 2,024m

Vodnar obycajny

Cinclus cinclus

Dipper

2,000

3,000

7

14

□■■●
■■■□
■■■□
■■■■

fast streams with gravel-rock beds < 1,600m

Oriesok obycajny

Troglodytes troglodytes

Wren

100,000

200,000

364

403

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■■■■
■■■■

fir-beech forests with lying dead trees

Vrcharka modra

Prunella modularis

Dunnock

300,000

500,000

1,120

1,188

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

forests with rich shrub layer < 1,900m

Cervienka obycajna

Erithacus rubecula

Robin

500,000

1,000,000

1,746

1,830

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

forests with abandunt shrub layer < 1,650m

Slavik velky

Luscinia luscinia

Trush Nightingale

1,000

1,500

25

36

□■■■
□□■■
□□□■
□□□□

willow and alder on stream banks < 600m

Slavik obycajny

Luscinia megarhychos

Nightingale

10,000

20,000

51

66

□□□□
□□□□
■■□■
●■■■

dense bushes in open land < 800m

Zltochvost domovy

Phoenicurus ochruros

Black Redstart

100,000

200,000

344

382

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

villages, rock walls, stone quarries

Zltochvost horny

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Redstart

10,000

15,000

46

61

□□●□
□□■□
■□□□
□□□●

broaken dry broadleaved trees < 1,340m

Prhlaviar cervenkasty

Saxicola rubetra

Whinchat

10,000

20,000

42

56

■■■■
■□■■
■■□■
■■■□

wet open meadows and pastures < 1,800m

Prhlaviar ciernohlavy

Saxicola torquata

Stonechat

20,000

40,000

68

85

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

ditches along roads with good view < 950m

Skaliarik sivy

Oenanthe oenanthe

Wheatear

6,000

9,000

24

35

□□■■
■□■□
■■■□
●□■■

rocky slopes with thin herbal cover < 2,000m

Skaliarik pestry

Monticola saxatilis

Rock Trush

15

30

1

3

□□□□
□□□□
□□□□
□□●□

rocky slopes with low shrubs < 2,000m

Drozd kolohrivy

Turdus torquatus

Ring Ouzel

3,000

5,000

23

34

□■□□
■■■□
■■■□
■●□□

rocky slopes, alpine meadows < 1,800m

Drozd cierny

Turdus merula

Blackbird

400,000

800,000

1,381

1,456

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

edge of alder and oak forest < 1,650m

Drozd cvikotavy

Turdus pilaris

Fieldfare

10,000

20,000

42

56

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

traditional farming areas on souther slopes

Drozd plavy

Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush

300,000

600,000

1,044

1,109

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

all forest types, epecially diversified forests

Drozd trskotavy

Turdus viscivorus

Mistle Thrush

40,000

80,000

185

213

■□■■
●■■□
■■■□
■●●■

virgin forests, especially beech forests

Svrciak zelenkavy

Locustella naevia

Grasshopper Warbler

300

500

1

4

□■■■
■□■■
■□■■
□■■□

marshes, along rivers and ponds < 700m

Svrciak riecny

Locustella fluviatilis

River Warbler

10,000

15,000

30

42

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■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

forests with shrubs and nettles < 1,600m

Svrciak slavikovity

Locustella luscinioides

Savi's Warbler

1,000

2,000

10

17

□□□□
□□□□
□□□□
□□■□

lentic waters with rich vegetation < 600m

Trsteniarik maly

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Sedge Warbler

10,000

16,000

57

73

□□■■
■□■□
□□□■
□■■■

dense ground vegetation, thin upper < 600m

Trsteniarik obycajny

Acrocephalus palustris

Marsh Warbler

40,000

50,000

108

130

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

high bushes with herbal cover < 800m

Sedmohlasok obycajny

Hippolais icterina

Icterine Warbler

10,000

20,000

39

52

□■■■
■■■■
□■■□
□●●■

broad-leaved forests of all types < 800m

Penica jaraba

Sylvia nisoria

Barred Warbler

3,000

6,000

12

20

□□■□
■□■□
●□□■
□●■■

thorn bushes, edges of forests < 920m

Penica popolava

Sylvia curruca

Lesser Whitethroat

40,000

80,000

139

163

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

between forests and open land < 1,650m

Penica obycajna

Sylvia communis

Whitethroat

60,000

120,000

204

234

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■□■■
■■■■
■■■■

young seral forest, hedgerows < 1,880m

Penica slavikovita

Sylvia borin

Garden Warbler

200,000

400,000

799

856

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

riparian stands along stream < 1,620

Penica ciernohlava

Sylvia atricapilla

Blackcap

800,000

1,000,000

2,084

2,176

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

forests with dense shrub understories

Kolibkarik sykavy

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Wood Warbler

100,000

200,000

392

433

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
●■■■

oak forests with shrub understory < 1,250

Kolibkarik cipcavy

Phylloscopus collybita

Chiffchaff

600,000

1,000,000

1,882

1,969

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

open forests and forest edges < 1,700

Kolibkarik spevavy

Phylloscopus trochilus

Willow Warbler

400,000

600,000

1,286

1,359

■■■■
■■■■
■■■■
■■■■

young forests with birch presence < 1,700m

Kralik zlatohlavy

Regulus regulus

Goldcrest

200,000

400,000

1,177

1,247

■■■■
■■■■
●■■□
■●□□

spruce, fir and mixed stands

Kralik ohnivohlavy

Regulus ignicapillus

Firecrest

30,000

60,000

260

294

■□■■
□■■□
□●■□
■□□□

spruce, conifers and mixed forests

Muchar sivy

Muscicapa striata

Spotted Flycatcher

65,000

150,000

264

297

□■■■
■□■□
■■□■
□■■■

oak-hornbeam stands < 1,300m

Mucharik maly

Ficedula parva

Red-breasted Flycatcher

5,000

10,000

29

41

■□■■
■□■□
□□□■
□●□■

beech and mixed beech forests < 1,100m

Mucharik bielokrky

Ficedula albicollis

Collared Flycatcher

70,000

150,000

369

408

■□■■
□■■■
□■■■
□●■■

open oak woodlands < 1,300m

Mlynarka dlhochvosta

Aegithalos caudatus

Long-tailed Tit

60,000

120,000

216

246

□■■■
■■■●
■■■■
■■■■

denser broad-leaved forests < 1,500m

Sykorka horna

Parus palustris

Marsh Tit

80,000

160,000

312

348

■■■■
■■■■
●■■■
●■■■

oak, but also beech-fir forests < 1,400m

Sykorka ciernohlava

Parus montanus

Willow Tit

60,000

150,000

393

434

■■■■
■■■■
□■■■
□□■■

mountain forests, especially above 1,000m

Sykorka chochlata

Parus cristatus

Crested Tit

25,000

50,000

168

195

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conifers, especially above 1,000m

Sykorka uhliarka

parus ater

Coal Tit

250,000

500,000

1,264

1,336

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beech and pine forests above 350m

Sykorka belasa

Parus caeruleus

Blue Tit

700,000

1,400,000

2,498

2,599

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oak and fir-beech stands < 1,200m

Sykorka velka

Parus major

Great Tit

1,500,000

3,000,000

5,252

5,398

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oak and fir-beech stands < 1,200m

Brhlik obycajny

Sitta europaea

Nuthatch

700,000

1,000,000

2,033

2,124

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forests with beech presence < 1,200m

Korovnik dlhoprsty

Certhia familiaris

Treecreeper

100,000

150,000

332

370

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spruce-beech mountain forests < 1,620m

Kudelnicka luzna

Remiz pendulinus

Penduline Tit

5,000

10,000

30

42

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near lotic and lentic waters

Vlha obycajna

Oriolus oriolus

Golden Oriole

7,000

15,000

28

39

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open land with high deciduous trees < 800m

Srakos obycajny

Lanius collurio

Red-backed Shrike

65,000

130,000

223

254

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thorn bushes at edge of forests < 1,370m

Strakos velky

Lanius excubitor

Great Grey Shrike

500

1,000

4

10

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traditionl farming, clumps of trees < 900m

Sojka obycajna

Garrulus glandarius

Jay

15,000

30,000

49

64

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forest edges of all types < 1,500m

Straka obycajna

Pica pica

Magpie

30,000

60,000

103

124

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open land with trees and shrubs < 1,360m

Oresnica perlava

Nucifraga caryocatactes

Nutcracker

4,000

8,000

28

40

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mixed coniferous forests < 1,500m

Kavka obycajna

Corvus monedula

Jackdaw

3,000

5,000

20

30

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rocks, old forests, urban areas < 1,000m

Vrana obycajna

Corvus corone

Hooded Crow

8,000

15,000

25

36

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open land with groups of trees < 1,300m

krkavec cierny

Corvus corax

Raven

2,000

4,000

6

12

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large forests with rocky outcrops < 1,900m

Skorec obycajny

Sturnus vulgaris

Starling

400,000

800,000

1,482

1,560

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agricultural land with tree groups < 1,100m

Vrabec domovy

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

1,200,000

1,800,000

3,657

3,778

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small settlements with farming < 1,450m

Vrabec polny

Passer montanus

Tree Sparrow

300,000

600,000

1,142

1,211

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agricultural land and open forests < 1,000m

Pinka obycajna

Fringilla coelebs

Chaffinch

3,000,000

5,000,000

9,393

9,587

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connected forests of all kinds < 1,600m

Kanarik polny

Serinus serinus

Serin

50,000

100,000

171

198

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open parkland, forest edges < 1,300m

Zlienka obycajna

Carduelis chloris

Greenfinch

100,000

130,000

265

299

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forest edges, overgrown meadows < 1,450

Stehlik obycajny

Carduelis carduelis

Goldfinch

100,000

150,000

286

321

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human settlements with trees < 1,400m

Stehlik cizavy

Carduelis spinus

Siskin

20,000

40,000

227

259

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spruce, spruce in beech forests < 1,600m

Stehlik konopkar

Carduelis cannabina

Linnet

40,000

60,000

115

138

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open land with dispersed greenery < 1,600m

Krivonos obycajny

Loxia curvirostra

Crossbill

25,000

50,000

220

251

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fir-spruce forests from 800m to 1,500m

Cervenak karminovy

Carpodakus erythrinus

Scarlet Rosefinch

500

1,000

7

13

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broad-leaved shrubs (willow) at high altitudes

Hyl obycajny

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Bullfinch

70,000

120,000

358

396

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conifer forests with thick bushes < 1,700m

Glezg obycajny

coccothraustes coccothraustes

Hawfinch

110,000

220,000

562

610

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open oak and mixed forests < 1,150m

Strnadka obycajna

Emberiza citrinella

Yellowhammer

800,000

1,500,000

2,712

2,817

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pastures and young forest stands < 1,570m

Strnadka trstinova

Emberiza schoeniclus

Reed Bunting

20,000

40,000

113

135

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lowlands and along river vallyes < 700m

Strnadka lucna

Miliaria calandra

Corn Bunting

4,000

8,000

24

35

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meadows with sparse greenery < 900m

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