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Title of the project

Agreement between hunters and other bird conservationists [Bulgaria]


Enable hunting to continue in Bulgaria within a well-regulated framework, whilst fully respecting the provisions of the Birds Directive.

An aggreement was reached between the Union of Hunters and Anglers in Bulgaria UHAB (FACE Member) and the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds BSPB (BirdLife Partner) which will allow hunting to continue.
Cooperation on strategic conservation objectives, supporting of Natura 2000, action against illegal killing, etc.

Hunters were part of the agreement and contribute to the specific conservation objectives


Country Bulgaria
Level National

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland, Wetland, Coastal, Island, Mountains, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status


Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Birds

Conservation action(s)

Policy work (e.g. positioning of hunting organisations, demonstrating conservation actions)


Leading partners The Union of Hunters and Anglers in Bulgaria (UHAB) (http://www.slrb.org/)Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) (http://bspb.org/)