Osprey team 2018

The roulotte at dawn

  • Wendy Strahm, project coordinator.
  • Andreia Dias, Osprey expert and field assistant.
  • Amélie Bierna, Osprey warden, and Emmanuel Carino for his temporary help.
  • The volunteers who spent at least two weeks with us during the summer of 2018 (Nadjiba Bendjedda, Gerry & Terry Berney, Roxanne Bolomey, Solange Chuat-Clottu, Philippe Evard, Johnny Kursner, Denis Landenbergue, Pierre-Luc Pahud, Torsten Redies, Virginie Trieu et Marièle Zufferey), as well as those who helped when needed (Emile Curty, Christelle Mugny, Pascal Rapin and Christine Rast). Big thanks to all, and we hope to see them back in the future.
  • Michel Beaud, President of the Osprey Project Steering Group and among other things helping fix the radio transmitters, as well as maintaining the aviaries with Emile Curty and Henri Vigneau.
  • Adrian Aebischer and Pascal Schöpfer for their work behind the scenes, as always essential and much appreciated.
  • For the collection and transport of the young birds, Rune Aae and his family in Norway; Mario Firla, Holger Gabriel, Günther Röber and Daniel Schmidt in Germany.
  • Great thanks to the extremely efficient group of nest-builders: the amazing climbers Christian and Paco Grand, Henri Vigneau, Daniel Schmidt and Yann Marbach, helped from the ground by Michel Beaud, Emile Curty, Denis Landenbergue, Pascal Rapin and Wendy Strahm.
  • Special thanks to the Centre Ornithologique de Réadaptation at Genthod, notably Patrick Jacot, Emilie Brethaut and Clémence Cretton, as well as to Hans Frey at the Greifvogelstation at Haringsee (Austria), for taking care of Mirage.
  • Thanks also to the professional fishermen Claude Delley, Pierre Schär & family, and Henri Christinat & family, for all the fish that they regularly provided for our birds.

To see almost all the team in action, click here.

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