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Title of the project

Common pheasant reintroduction in Calvados

Description

Since 2012, the Fédération des chasseurs du Calvados has been carrying out an action to repopulate the territories with common pheasants.

This policy aims to develop to strengthen the maintenance of wild populations.

This operation follows precise specifications.

Results

30,000 birds released in 3 years on 50,000 ha.

Location

Country France
Level Local
Region Normandie

Starting date

2012

Habitat Types

Farmland

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public)

Partners

Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs du Calvados