Dr Wojciech Kania

Ornithological Station, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Nadwiślańska 108, 80-680 Gdańsk, Poland

e-mail wkania@stornit.gda.pl (wkania@miiz.waw.pl); tel. +48 58 3080 759; fax +48 58 3080 982
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1976, Ph.D. in natural sciences, the Jagiellonian University of Cracow: The autumn migration of the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs over the Baltic coast in Poland (paper no 47).
1966, M.Sc. in biology, Jagiellonian University in Cracow: Birds of the south-eastern part of Niepołomice Forest (paper no 13).


Since 01.04.1970, Ornithological Station, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences; since June 2008, volunteer-retiree.
1970 – 1994, organizing of ringing in Poland.
1970 – 1974, in charge of the Polish Ringing Scheme.
1966 – 1973, co-organizer of the Operation Baltic.
1.07.1966 - 30.03.1970, Research Station of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Siemionki at Lake Gopło.

Editorial activity

1978 - 1990, deputy editor of the Acta Onithologica.
1970 - 1991, Editor and author of most articles in the Bulletin for ringers.

Field activities abroad

2002 and 2011, Jordan and Egypt. Research expedition. SE European Bird Migration Network.
1989, 1991 and 2005, Russia. Research expedition to tundra of the Taymyr Peninsula. Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology of Vertebrates AN USRR and Heritage Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia; Alterra, Wageningen, Holland.
1978, Sweden. Field practice. Ottenby Bird Station.
1975, Finland. Field practice. Helsinki University.

More important field activities in Poland

1977 - 1988, Investigations of breeding and wintering of hole-nesters in nest boxes, mainly on the Vistula Spit and in the Iława Lakeland (1979 - 1984 – 1000 nest boxes).
1967 - 1968. Investigations on breeding of Starlings in nest boxes (1000) around the Lake Gopło.
1962 - 1992, Investigations of the waders migration at the mouth of the Vistula River.
1961 - 1986, Investigations of the passerines migration within the framework of the Operation Baltic.
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