Title of the project
Brown Hare Monitoring
The case study used spotlight strip census routes to estimate Brown Hare numbers in a 793 ha hunting district by local hunters.
The habitats, dominated by intensively farmed arable land were also mapped.
Guidelines from the German monitoring programme “WILD” (German wildlife information system – www.jagdnetz.de/wild) were applied
This is part of a Germany-wide long-term monitoring program of game populations which is carried out by hunters and was initiated by the German Hunters’ Association and the Hunters’ Association of Lower Saxony in 2001.
|Municipalities involved||Municipality of Gehrden|
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species|
|Name(s) of main species||Brown Hare - Lepus europaeus|
|Leading partners||Egbert Strauß: local hunter
Estimation of Human Resources needed
Gabor von Bethlenfalvy, Julia Hindersin, & Egbert Strauß, 2013