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Saison 2023/2024

Hesse

Informations : Martin Kraft et al.

Date Nombre
2/03/2024 155
1/03/2024 4 315
29/02/2024 625
27/02/2024 6
26/02/2024 85
25/02/2024 10 170
24/02/2024 4 025
23/02/2024 33 700
22/02/2024 430
21/02/2024 9 230
20/02/2024 4 250
19/02/2024 2 988
18/02/2024 4 010
17/02/2024 17 030
16/02/2024 10 350
15/02/2024 34 400
14/02/2024 515
13/02/2024 6 170
12/02/2024 27 750
11/02/2024 24 770
10/02/2024 418
9/02/2024 8 170
8/02/2024 500
6/02/2024 4 087
5/02/2024 3 772
4/02/2024 349
3/02/2024 1 255
2/02/2024 12 580
1/02/2024 2 730
31/01/2024 5 450
30/01/2024 4 582
29/01/2024 10 480
28/01/2024 2 975
27/01/2024 3 126
26/01/2024 365
24/01/2024 650
19/01/2024 12
6/01/2024 130
5/01/2023 120
1/01/2024 1 070
31/12/2023 391
30/12/2023 320
28/12/2023 291
Spring migration
13/01/2024 309
9/01/2024 666
8/01/2024 5 050
5/01/2024 150
16/12/2023 20
15/12/2023 375
14/12/2023 2 430
9/12/2023 130
7/12/2023 243
6/12/2023 290
4/12/2023 525
3/12/2023 570
2/12/2023 9 140
28/11/2023 17 400
22/11/2023 ~ 62 140
21/11/2023 410
19/11/2023 163
18/11/2023 1 344
17/11/2023 104 600
16/11/2023 35 800
15/11/2023 2 120
14/11/2023 4 150
13/11/2023 8 600
12/11/2023 55 000
11/11/2023 2 440
6/11/2023 6 100
5/11/2023 > 5 000
4/11/2023 6 860
3/11/2023 9 300
2/11/2023 367
28/10/2023 313
26/10/2023 2 774
25/10/2023 1 874
24/10/2023 200
23/10/2023 25 700
20/10/2023 95
19/10/2023 623
18/10/2023 13 366
17/10/2023 12 086
16/10/2023 5 183
15/10/2023 183
10/10/2023 2 990
8/10/2023 58
 24/09/2023 10 

drapeau france

In the Hesse region, the migration of Common Cranes has been followed since 1987.
In Autumn and spring, 20 to 25 people count the migrating cranes every day. Martin Kraft sends the results of the counts to the migration specialists every evening through the list « grus-grus ».
These counts are very important for the survey of cranes in Europe and particularly in autumn for France as the birds which are seen in the Hesse region will normally then head towards the north-east of France (Lorraine and Champagne-Ardenne).

To get an optimal visibility, the counts are made from several places situated on higher elevations, between 300 and 400 metres above see level around Marbourg, on a 70- kilometre long line roughly centred on Marbourg, between Alsfeld (40 km east of Marbourg) and Herborn (30 km south-west of Marbourg).

The most important of these places are the roof of the Department of biology in the Marburg Lahn mountain (some 400 metres above see level), the Marburger Hasenkopf, west of Marbourg (340 metres) and the Altenberg in Odenhausen in the Lahn valley, about 17 km south of Marbourg (300 metres).

Informations : Martin Kraft.