1. Bird of the Year 1979 is the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustico).

  2. Bird of the Year 1978 is the Common Crane (Grus grus).

  3. Bird of the Year 1977 is the Barn Owl (Tyto alba).

  4. Bird of the Year 1976 is the Hoopoe (Upupa epops).

  5. Bird of the Year 1975 is the Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria).

  6. Bird of the Year 1974 is the House martin (Delichon urbica).

  7. Bird of the Year 1973 is the Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).

  8. Bird of the Year 1972 is the Little Owl (Athene noctua).

  9. Bird of the Year is organised by Naturschutzbund Deutschland; Herbert-Raius-Str. 26; D-53225 Bonn; Tel.: +49 228 975610; Fax: +49 228 9756190

  10. Bird of the Year 1971 is the Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus).