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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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Mulching for Western capercaillies diet diversity

Mulching for Western capercaillies diet diversity

In beginning of November, forestry mulching has been completed in western capercaillies lekking areas within Natura 2000 Kočevsko. Areas near Turn, Debeli vrh and Bele stene in total size of 11 Ha have been cleared. Light conditions were improved and...
Water days 2017

Water days 2017

In October, representatives of the Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation attended a two-day symposium with international participation Water days 2017, organized by the Slovenian Water Protection Association in Portorož. The main topic of the symposium was...
LIFE Kočevsko and forest owners about conservation measures

LIFE Kočevsko and forest owners about conservation measures

On Tuesday, 24 October, a meeting with forest owners, Slovenian forest service Kočevje and Forestry society Medved was held.  Measures carried out in privately owned forests within Natura 2000 area and future LIFE Kočevsko actions were discussed. At the end...

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