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If you want storks you need to provide frogs!

Rühstädt, Germany

If you want storks you need to provide frogs!

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The storkclub Rühstädt is a non-profit organisation aiming to offer and safeguard a suitable and diverse habitat for the local stork population.

U. Blum from Storchenclub Rühstädt e.V.Write a message

The village  Rühstädt on the river Elbe was awarded the title "European Stork Village" in 1996. For decades the village has been host to the largest stork colony in Germany. Every year around 30-35 breeding pairs return from their wintering grounds to raise their young ones on Rühstädt's rooftops.

The storkclub Rühstädt is a non-profit organisation aiming to offer and safeguard a suitable and diverse habitat for the local stork population. The work includes
maintenance of the stork nests
ringing of the young storks
rearing injured or abandoned stork fledglings 
participation in nature protection measures e.g. creation of new biotopes 
Guided tours, education and information
monitoring and statistics 
cooperation with local farmers and organisations
organising the annual stork festival

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