Sovon is a non-profit organization, which monitors the occurrence and the population dynamics bird species present in the Netherlands. Specifically, Sovon examines the population developments and declines of bird species, as well as the how and why of these processes.
Sovon is committed to a high quality of research, and our findings are independent from external influences. The results of the nation-wide bird monitoring, organized by Sovon, form the basis of the policymaking and management of nature resources in the Netherlands and are currently being utilized for spatial planning.
- Coordination of bird consensuses
- Management, analysis and interpretation of data
- Publication of the results