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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.

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Repair work on Eagle’s trail in Kočevska Reka is completed

Repair work on Eagle’s trail in Kočevska Reka is completed

  The consequences of the powerful windstorm that damaged the Eagle’s trail in December were removed. In April repair work on trail was completed, so the path is transient and ready for visitors.   See you at the "Eagles"!  ...
Educational workshop on proteus and ecosystems

Educational workshop on proteus and ecosystems

On 23th March, 2018 we carried out educational workshop at the primary school of dr. Ivan Prijatelj Sodražica about forest and cave ecosystem. In the karst cave ecosystem, we focused on the proteus, its physical characteristics, adaptations and way of...

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