Birds of prey in Denmark breeding pairs

Birds of prey in Denmark - breeding pairs

                        Denmark's area 44.500 Km² 

Source: Danish Ornithological Society.   












Year

Species

Number of breeding pairs

Young

birds

total

Comments





Kongeørn - Kilde Jan Tøttrup. Data må ikke anvendes uden tilladelse.

Kongeørn

Golden Eagel (Aquila chrysaëtos)


41

1998-2018.                                                                             The population is counted annually

1998


1

0

Yngleforsøg

1999


1

2

The first time the species has bred in Denmark

2000


1

1


2001


1

1


2002


1

1


2003


1

1


2004


1

1


2005


1

1


2006


1

1


2007


2

2


2008


4

4


2009


2

2


2010


2

2


2011


2

2


2012


2

2


2013


4

4


2014


4

4


2015


3

3


2016


3

3


2017


4

0

Bad year - due to cold and rain in April

2018


4

4

7 territoties






Fiskeørn

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)



The population is counted annually

1995





1996





1997





1998


2

0


1999


2

0


2000


2

3


2001


1

1


2002


1

0


2003


1

0


2004


1

0


2005


1

0

**

2006


1

2

**

2007


1

3

**

2008


2

2

**

2009


1

3


2010


1

0


2011


3

5


2012


3

7


2013


4

0?


2014





2015





2016


5

6


2017


1


Comments will arrive later

2018


6

3,3,2

Three successful pairs 

2019


6


10 nestlings






Lærkefalk

Hobby (Falco subbuteo)



The population is counted annually?

1950


20


Max.











1992





1993





1994





1995





1996





1997





1998


4-7



1999


6-9



2000


6-9



2001


8-10



2002


7-10



2003


10-14



2004


6-8



2005


15-19



2006


10-15



2007


7-12



2008


11-14



2009


13-16



2010


10-16



2011


13-21



2012


?



2013


?



2014


?


 

2015


?



2016


10-15



2017


10-12



2018


?


Couple unknown






Tårnfalk

Kestrel (falco subbuteo)



Most of them in nest box.                                                            The population is only counted in subregions

2011


1500



2018


?








Vandrefalk

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)



Reintegrated in 2001.                                                            The population is counted annually

2001


1?



2002


1


First breeding years for 30 years in Denmark - 2 nestlings.

2003


2



2004


2



2005


2



2006


2


1 pair with nestlings

2007


3



2008


?



2009


3


3 pairs with 10 nestlings

2010


4


3 pairs with 10 nestlings

2011


4


4 pairs with 9 nestlings

2012


10-12


6 pairs with nestlings

2013


14-15


10 pair with 22-23 nestlings and 4 pair without nestlings

2014


14-21

30


2015


12


12 pairs with nestlings

2016


13-19


13 pair with 29 nestlings and 6 pair without nestlings.

2017


?



2018


14-18


14 pairs with egg or nestlings. (10 pairs in nestboxes). 10 pairs with 19 nestlings.

2019


13


1 pair with 4 nestlings






Rød glente 

Red kite (Milvus milvus)



The population is only counted in subregions  

Ca. 1910




Bred in Denmark until about 1910.






1970




Re-immigrated about 1970.






1977


5



1978


6



1979


9



1980


13



1981


9



1982


11



1983


14



1984


16



1985


15



1986


20



1987


10-11



1988


15-16



1989


25



1990


29



1991


21



1992


26-27



1993


25-27



1994


28-30



1995


?



1996


?



1997


?



1998


21



1999


22-29



2000


15-20



2001


17-22



2002


18-22



2003


38 (28-33)



2004


25-35



2005


37-39



2006


40-52



2007


47-57



2008


71-87



2009


81-92



2010


82-102



2011


(57-67)



2012


90-134



2013


120



2014


140



2015


133



2016


?



2017


200


Smallest number - estimated

2018


150


Estimated (37-41 pairs in Østjylland - 4600 km²).






Havørn

White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)



The population is counted annually






1992





1993





1994





1995


1

0


1996


3

2


1997


3

2


1998


5

6


1999


6

7


2000


6

5


2001


9

12


2002


9

7


2003


11

13


2004


13

16


2005


13

18


2006


15

23


2007


18

26


2008


23

27


2009


29

31


2010


37

38


2011


38

52


2012


48

52


2013


54


1,97 unger pr. succesfuldt par. (8 reder med 3 unger)

2014


61

83


2015


72



2016


83

123

Flew from the nest.

2017


92

104


2018


ca. 80


Of which 67 couples with 105 nestlings - ie 1.26 nestlings per couple with nestlings.

Heraf 67 par med 105 unger - dvs. 1,26 unger pr. par med unger.






2005-2008 

Grønlandsk havørn (Haliaeetus albicilla)

150-170


Greenland White-tailed Eagle. Breeds only in Greenland






Hedehøg

Montagus Harrier (Circus pygargus)




Ca. 1930-1940


350-400













After 1970


30-50








1978


30



1979





1980





1981


50



1982


48


(Kilde: Hans Erik Jørgensen)

1983





1984





1985





1986





1987





1988





1989





1990





1991





1992





1993





1994





1995





1996





1997





1998


35



1999


35-45


DOF angiver ingen data fra 1999!

2000


41-49



2001


36



2002


42



2003


18?


DOF angiver ingen data fra 2003

2004


31



2005


28



2006


23-34



2007


22-24



2008


21-25



2009


22-24



2010


18-21



2011


22-24



2012


18-22



2013





2014


35



2015


35


24 pairs produced 48 kids (1,91/pairs) 

2016


13-21


Food shortage, high water level, predation

2017


25-33


13 pairs produced 29 kids) (22 sikre par)

2018


20-27


14 pairs produced 48 kids.  Dry and hot years (20 sikre par)











Blå kærhøg

Hen Harrier (Cirsus Cyaneus)



Disappeared as a breeding bird

1983


1


Birded with 3 eggs (1)

1991


0-1


The Population in Jutland a part of Denmark */

1992


2

2

The Population in Jutland a part of Denmark */

1993


1

1

The Population in Jutland a part of Denmark */

1994


2

2

The Population in Jutland a part of Denmark */

1995


2

2

The Population in Jutland a part of Denmark */

1998


?



1999


?



2000-2018


0













Rørhøg

Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)



Ca. 650 pair/years.                                                                 The population is only counted in subregions






1970


75













2002





2003





2004





2005


7-800



2006


7-800



2007


7-800



2008


7-800



2009





2010





2011


650



2018


?








Duehøg

Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)



Decline - cause possibly hunting.                                                The population is only counted in subregions






2004





2005


350



2006


350



2007


350



2008


350



2009


?



2010


?



2011


270


Then a significant decline

2018


270


Estimate






Hvepsevåge

Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)




After 1980




650 pairs - stable population since 1980.                                  The population is only counted in subregions

2004





2005


650-700



2006


650-700



2007


650-700



2008


650-700



2009





2010





2011


650



2018


11


Population in Grib Skov (Grib Forest) 54 km²






Slangeørn

Short-toed Eagle (Ciraëtus gallicus)









1832


1

1

Shoot

1854


1

1

Egg robbed and one adult bird shoot.

1859


1

1 egg

Shoot

1860


1


Breeding attempt. One adult bird shoot.

1877


1

egg

Robbed

1870erne


0-1



1882


1

egg

Egg robbed and one adult bird shoot.

Last Danish breeding couple.






Musvåge

Buzzard (Buteo buteo)




2002





2003





2004





2005


6500



2006


6500



2007


6500



2008


6500



2009





2010





2011


5000



2018


?








Spurvehøg

Sparrow Hawk (Accipiter nisus)



Common breeding bird.                                                           The population is only counted in subregions






1970érne


3500-5000








1970-1974


1000-1500?








2005


3-4000



2006


3-4000



2007


3-4000



2008


3-4000



2009





2010





2011


2100



2018


?


Stabil











Kilde:











Kim Skelmose leder af DOF’s Projekt Ørn



Havørn


Frank Wille Danmarksrovfuglegruppe.dk



Grønlandsk havørn


Jan Tøttrup Nielsen



Kongeørn

**

Koldinggruppen v. Kurt Storgård, Per Bomholt og Lars Fenger Nielsen



Rød glente, Musvåge, Hvepsevåge


Louise Ekberg og Leif Novrup



Fiskeørn


Jørgen Terp Laursen



Rød glente (Østjylland)


Jørgen Terp Laursen



Rørhøg (Østjylland)


Dansk Ornitologisk Forening



Blå Kærhøg


Dansk Ornitologisk Forening



Hedehøg ***


Jesper Toftt



Lærkefalk


Johannes Bang



Tårnfalk


Niels Peter Andreasen



Vandrefalk


Jan Tøttrup - Kurt Storgård



Duehøg


Svend Møller Jensen



Spurvehøg


Dansk Ornitologisk Forening



Slangeørn


Truede og sjældne ynglefugle i Danmark

1998-2012. Dansk Ornitologisk Forenings Tidsskrift 108 • nr 1 • 2014.




Flere arter


Hedehøg i Danmark 2018

 

DOF’s arbejdsrapport fra Projekt Hedehøg

 

*** Lars Maltha Rasmussen, Iben Hove Sørensen, Aage Matthiesen, Jesper Leegaard, Kurt Bredal Christensen, Svend Anker Schwebs & Timme Nyegaard.




















































































Litteratur

(1) = Blå kærhøg (Circus cyaneus) som dansk ynglefugl efter 1990. - Bent Møller Sørensen, Per Bomholt og Bent Jacobsen. Accipiter (Rovfugle-gruppen. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening 8. årg. nr. 1. 1995. Permanent succesful breeding of Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) in Denmark from 1990.

*/ Dertil mangler ynglefund fra Sjælland, som skal verificeres.

Buzzard is the most common bird of prey in Denmark.