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Estonian text posted by Team of Animal of the Year 26.01.2020..
Web camera images IceAge, LK forum
Estonian text posted 22.01.2020
We have seen this view repeatedly in the evenings – the fox making its rounds.
By morning the seed and fat ball has disappeared from the birch trunk, to the chagrin of the great spotted woodpeckers. The fox has grown bold, but regrettably hasn’t been caught in camera view.
Estonian text posted 13.01.2020
On the Soil Day at the Estonian University of Life Sciences (Eesti Maaülikool) in Decemberr 2019 eroded soil was proclaimed Soil of the Year 2020
In Estonia eroded soils make up only 1,2% of the total soil resources; their share is largest on agricultural lands or about 3,1%
Estonian text posted 24.01.2020
928 birdwatchers in 524 gardens took part in the Garden Bird Summer Diary in 2019. Many thanks!
In the sixth season of the Garden Bird Summer Diary as a result of the combined efforts of diligent bird and nature watchers 27 218 observations were gathered adding to the 111 000 observations from earlier years.
The observations were grouped as follows:
- 15 493 first sightings of birds,
- 2105 breeding observation,
- 1390 observations of other vertebrates,
- 7766 phenological observations of plants and insects
- 464 observations of pollinators at 1412 plant visits
What was memorable in the 2019 season?