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Title of the project

Departmental monitoring system for Eurasian woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) populations in the Marne


Hunters Federation of Marne undertook the monitoring. They were following the protocols of the “Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage” (ONCFS). CNERA Avifaune Migratrice of the ONCFS used the collected data and integrated them into the monitoring of breeding and wintering woodcock populations.  


Country France
Level Local
Region Grand-Est

Habitat Types

Farmland, Woodland


Species Caracteristics Migratory species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Eurasian woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)


Leading partners Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs (FNC), Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), Fédération départementale des chasseurs de la Marne (FDC51)