National indicators

Production and use of national common bird indicators in Europe

In this overview we present information whether national wild bird indicators are produced in European countries. Where available, we also provide links to national sources. We try to keep this overview as much up to date as possible and rely on information provided by national monitoring coordinators. Those interested in details of national wild bird indicators should seek for them at the coordinators of national monitoring schemes.

Andorra

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Austria

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • indicator is used as official indicator in the country

Belarus

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Belgium

Flanders

Brussels

  • wild bird indicators for Brussels region

Wallonia

  • wild bird indicators for Wallonia region
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Bulgaria

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • indicator is not used as official indicator in the country

Croatia

  • Farmland indicator
  • indicator is used as an official indicator of national Rural Development Programme

Cyprus

  • data are used for national Farmland Bird Index

Czech Republic

  • Farmland Bird Indicator
  • All Common Species Indicator
  • Forest Bird Indicator
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Denmark

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Forest Bird Index
  • Other Common Birds Index
  • All Common Danish Bird Index
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Estonia

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • indicator is used as official indicator in the country

Finland

France

  •  Espèces spécialistes des milieux agricoles, forestiers, bâtis, espèces généralistes (Farmland, woodland, urban specialists and habitat generalists also an indicator of the impact of climate change)
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Germany

  • Indicator „Species Diversity and landscape quality“ (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), including sub-indicators for different habitats (Farmland, Forests, Settlements, Inland waters, Coastal/Sea and Alps)
  • Indicator „Species diversity and landscape quality“ forms part of the National Sustainability Strategy, the National Strategy on Biological Diversity and related indicator based assessment reports
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Gibraltar

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Greece

  • Common Bird Index
  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Forest Bird Index
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Hungary

  • Farmland Bird Index HU
  • Forest Bird Index HU
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Iceland

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Ireland

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • indicator is not used as official indicator in the country

Italy

  • Farmland Bird Index (Specie agricole)
  • Mountain Grassland Bird Index (Specie delle praterie montane)
  • Woodland Bird Index (Specie forestali)
  • http://mito2000.it/andamenti
  • indicators are not used as official indicator in the country

Latvia

  • Farmland Bird Indicator (Latvian and PECBMS version)
  • Breeding density of Corncrake
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Liechtenstein

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Lithuania

  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Luxembourg

  • the Ministry of Environment uses the results for the national biodiversity monitoring scheme

Macedonia

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Netherlands

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • All species indicator
  • Habitat indicators (Farmland, Forest, Dry natural habitats, Wet natural habitats)
  • Red data indicator (All species of Red data list, Threatened species of Red data list)
  • Natura 2000 indicator
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Norway

  • the Norwegian Nature index
  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Forest Bird Index
  • Mountain Bird Index
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Poland

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Forest Bird Index
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Portugal

  • Indice de Aves Comuns (´Common Bird Index´)
  • Indice de Aves Comuns de Zonas Agrícolas (´Farmland Common Bird Index´)
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Romania

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Russia

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Serbia

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Slovakia

  • no indicators produced and officially used

Slovenia

  • data are used for official indicators in the country

Spain

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Forest Bird Index
  • Urban Bird Index
  • Wetland Bird Index
  • Shrubland Bird Index
  • PDR
  • National red list
  • National biodiversity inventory
  • National index

Catalonia

Sweden

  • Farmland Bird Index
  • Environmental indicators:
  • Breeding birds of the mountains
  • Breeding birds in farmlands
  • Breeding birds of the forest
  • Breeding birds of the wetlands
  • Breeding birds in lake and river areas
  • a rich biodiversity
  • reduced climate impact
  • indicators are used as official indicators in the country

Switzerland

Turkey

  • no indicators produced and officially used

United Kingdom

Ukraine

  • no indicators produced and officially used