Record number of eagles are breeding in Denmark

After being nearly non-existent for about a century, the White-tailed Eagle and the Golden Eagle have successfully returned back to Denmark. When the Danish Ornithological...

The Mute Swan: National Bird of Denmark

The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) became the national bird of Denmark in 1984, replacing the Skylark (Alauda arvensis). At first the Mute Swan was...

Danish butterflies in decline

Denmark’s butterflies have undergone an accelerating negative trend since the mid-twentieth century. Within just fifty years, a total of twelve species – corresponding to approximately...

Ancient burial mounds in the Danish countryside

No matter if you go by car, bicycle or hiking through the Danish countryside there is a good chance that you will pass by...

The Wild Boar has returned home to Denmark

Wild boars were originally widespread in Denmark. Mainly due to hunting pressure the wild boars became extinct in Denmark more than 200 years ago....

The great egrets have gone north and are now a new breeding species in...

The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret (Ardea alba), also known as the great white heron, is a large,...

Denmark set wind power record – again!

2017 was a record year for Danish wind power and Denmark is on track to surpassing its EU energy targets, according to the Danish...