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Title of the project

Captive-breeding and Release of Turtle Doves

Description

Please refer to copy of relative FKNK media release

Results

Too early at this stage

Location

Country Malta
Level Local

Starting date

2016

Habitat Types

Not applicable

Protection status of the areas

Not applicable, The birds were released from a Natura 2000 site, namely Buskett Gardens during the pilot launch of the project

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory species, At present also classified as 'vulnerable' by the IUCN
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Turtle Dove - Gamiema (Maltese) - Streptopelia turtur

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities)

Partners

Leading partners FKNK
Other partners Malta Government

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

circa 25,000 euro per annum

Estimation of Human Resources needed

circa 100 FKNK member hunters and trappers

Publication(s)

Captive-breeding and Release of Turtle Doves - Lino Farrugia