DENMARK

Name of scheme: Punkttællingsprogrammet (Point count census of breeding and wintering birds)
Organisation: DOF/BirdLife Denmark (Danish Ornithological Society)
Status: ongoing
Start: 1975
Number of fieldworkers: 345
Species: 143 (Breeding 126, Winter 93)
Habitats recorded: yes
Methods: point counts
Selection of plots: free choice
Sustainable support: yes

Website: http://www.dof.dk/punkt
Index, trends and report

Reference: Moshøj, C.M., D.P. Eskildsen, T. Nyegaard, M.F. Jørgensen, T. Vikstrøm (2017): Overvågning af de almindelige fuglearter I Danmark 1975-2016. Årsrapport for Punkttællingsprogrammet. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening (In Danish with an English summary).

Nyegaard, T., Larsen, J.D., Brandtberg, N. & Jørgensen, M. F. (2015): Overvågning af de almindelige fuglearter i Danmark 1975-2014. Årsrapport for Punkttællingsprojektet. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening. (in Danish with English summary)

Heldbjerg, H., Brandtberg, N. & Lerche-Jørgensen, M. F. (2014): Overvågning af de almindelige fuglearter i Danmark 1975-2013. Årsrapport for Punkttællingsprojektet. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening. (in Danish with English summary)

National indicators: Farmland Bird Index, Forest Bird Index, Other Common Birds Index and All Common Danish Bird Index

Contact: Thomas Vikstrøm & Charlotte Moshøj, Vesterbrogade 140, DK 1620, Copenhagen V, Denmark, e-mail: thomas.vikstroem@dof.dk, charlotte.moshoj@dof.dk

Indicators produced are used as official indicators in the country: yes