Tag Archives: Ural Owl

International Ornithological Congress 2018

International Ornithological Congress 2018 Logo For the first time the Wilderness Area was represented at an International Ornithological Congress. The IOC takes place every four years and this year it took place from the 20th to the 26th of August 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. The Wilderness Area presented the two owl projects: the Ural Owl reintroduction project and the owl monitoring project. The presentations were attended by researchers from all over the world, such as Canada, USA, Mexico, Peru, South Africa,... Continue reading

Research in the Wilderness Area

Habichtskauz (Foto: Christoph Leditznig) (based loosely on the newspaper article in: NÖN week 36/2018) Research in the Wilderness Area of great importance internationally. Currently, the Dürrenstein Wilderness Area is in the headlines mainly because of the House of the Wilderness (Haus der Wildnis). Nevertheless, the main tasks of a Wilderness Area are not forgotten, in particular, research and the educational mission. The response of researchers from over the world at two major conferences showed the... Continue reading