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Name of scheme: Common Breeding Bird Monitoring Scheme (“SACRE”)

Organisation: SEO/BirdLife
Status: ongoing
Start: 1996
Number of fieldworkers: 1020
Species: 200
Habitats recorded: yes
Methods: point counts
Selection of plots: stratified random
Sustainable support: partial

Website: http://www.seo.org/sacre

Reference: SEO/BirdLife 2013. SEO/BirdLife bird monitoring programmes in 2012. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
SEO/BirdLife, 2012. SEO/BirdLife 2011. Birds monitoring programmes. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
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National indicators: Farmland, Forest, Urban and Wetland Bird Index, Shrublands. PDR, National red list, National biodiversity inventory, National index

Contact: Virginia Escandell & Juan Carlos del Moral, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO/BirdLife), Melquíades Biencinto 34 ES-28053, Madrid, Spain, e-mail: vescandell@seo.org, jcdelmoral@seo.org

Name of scheme: Seguiment dels Ocells Comuns de Catalunya – Catalan Common Bird Survey (SOCC)

Organisation: Catalan Ornithological Institute
Status: ongoing
Start: 2002
Number of fieldworkers: 300
Species: 140
Habitats recorded: no
Methods: line transects
Selection of plots: stratified random
Sustainable support: yes

Website: http://www.ornitologia.org/ca/quefem/monitoratge/seguiment/socc/index.html

Reference: Setzè informe del Programa de Seguiment d´Ocells Comuns a Catalunya (SOCC).Institut Català d´Ornitologia. Barcelona.

National indicators: Farmland, Shrubland, Forest, Wetland and Steppe Indicator. Indicator of impact of climate change and indicator of the impact of aforestation

Contact: Sergi Herrando, Marc Anton and Lluís Brotons, Catalan Ornithological Institute, Natural History Museum of Barcelona, Plaça Leonardo da Vinci 4-5, 08019 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
e-mail: ornitologia@ornitologia.org, anuari@ornitologia.org

Scheme: Owls and Nightjars Breeding Monitoring Scheme (“NOCTUA”)

Organisation: SEO/BirdLife
Status: specialized ongoing scheme
Start: 1998
Number of fieldworkers: 568
Species: 8
Habitats recorded: yes
Methods: point counts
Sustainable support: no

Website: http://www.seo.org/noctua

Reference: SEO/BirdLife 2013. SEO/BirdLife bird monitoring programmes in 2012. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
SEO/BirdLife, 2012. SEO/BirdLife 2011. Birds monitoring programmes. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
Download older report in Spanish

Contact: Virginia Escandell & Juan Carlos del Moral, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO/BirdLife), Melquíades Biencinto 34 ES-28053, Madrid, Spain, e-mail: vescandell (at) seo.org, jcdelmoral (at) seo.org

Scheme: Wintering Bird Monitoring Scheme (“SACIN”)

Organisation: SEO/BirdLife
Status: ongoing
Start: 2008
Number of fieldworkers: 762
Species: 180
Habitats recorded: yes
Selection of plots: stratified random
Methods: line transects
Sustainable support: no
National indicators: Farmland, Forest, Urban Bird Index

Website: http://www.seo.org/sacin/

Reference: SEO/BirdLife 2013. SEO/BirdLife bird monitoring programmes in 2012. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
SEO/BirdLife, 2012. SEO/BirdLife 2011. Birds monitoring programmes. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. (in English)
Download older report in Spanish

Contact: Virginia Escandell & Juan Carlos del Moral, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO/BirdLife), Melquíades Biencinto 34 ES-28053, Madrid, Spain, e-mail: vescandell (at) seo.org, jcdelmoral (at) seo.org

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