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Kočevsko - Living with nature

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White-tailed eagle

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Western capercaillie

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Hazel grouse

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Three-toed woodpecker

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White-backed woodpecker

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The proteus

The proteus and the caves

The proteus is the only cave-dwelling vertebrate in Europe. Two sub-species of proteus reside in Slovenia: white proteus (Proteus anguinus anguinus Laurenti 1768)

White-tailed eagle

Measuring from 69 to 91 cm, the white-tailed eagle is one of the large birds of pray in Slovenia. Even more. It is a true glider with its wing span between 220 and 250 cm.

White-backed woodpecker

The male white-backed woodpecker has a red crown. Both, male and female are predominantly black, with white coloured breast and red coloured abdomen and undertail.

Three-toed woodpecker

The male three-toed woodpecker is the only bird of the order Piciformes with a yellow patch on the top of the head. The size of the bird is 16.5 cm. This bird species is not timid.

Hazel grouse

The hazel grouse is one of the small members of grouse family measuring about 35 cm and weighing between 400 and 450 grams.

Western capercaillie

The male (cock) of the western capercaillie is of a darker colour than the female (hen); it grows up to 90 cm and weighs about 5 kg.

Novice

Project team plans windstorm damage recovery

Project team plans windstorm damage recovery

Kot smo že poročali, je Kočevsko sredi decembra doletel vetrolom, ki je razkril številne strehe in zaprl prenekatere ceste, povzročil pa je tudi katastrofalno škodo v gozdovih. Poškodovani so v projekt zajeti sestoji drogovnjakov in pomlajencev (varstvo triprstega in belohrbtega...
New forest road barriers within grouse quiet zones

New forest road barriers within grouse quiet zones

Based on hazel grouse and western capercaillie ecology, guidelines for active conservation of the two species were prepared within LIFE Kočevsko project. One of the concrete actions improving their habitat involves limited access of motor vehicles to areas, important for...
Results on hazel grouse monitoring in Kočevsko now online

Results on hazel grouse monitoring in Kočevsko now online

LIFE Kočevsko project team and DOPPS-Birdlife Slovenia recently completed activities within D1 action: Measurements of the impact of concrete field actions using monitoring indicators of the target species and habitats. During last year's winter a snow tracking survey was conducted,...

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