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Title of the project

An exemplary inititative in Greece concerning wetlands

Description

Monitoring of migratory birds in wetlands

There was some co-operation between the Management Body of the Lake and the Northern Greece Hunters’ Federation as well as the local Hunting Clubs.

Examples of hunters’ contribution to the area’s management is the ringing of Pelecanus crispus individuals and the successful wild life keeping by the local Private Game Keepers employed by the Greek Hunters’ Organizations.

Location

Country Greece
Level Regional
Region Northern Greece - Macedonia - Kerkini wetland

Starting date

2000

Habitat Types

Wetland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000

Species

Species Caracteristics Migratory species
Species Type Birds

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Enforcement (e.g. of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)

Partners

Leading partners Hunters' Federation of Macedonian
Other partners Lake Kerkini Management Authority (http://kerkini.gr/eng/)

Publication(s)

NATURA 2000: An opportunity for Biodiversity and Hunting in Europe
Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU
conservation@face-europe.org
2006

Weblinks

http://kerkini.gr/eng/monitoring-patroling/