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Title of the project

DJV German bag data collection


To collect bag data as part of the game management plan

The DJV collects any available hunting statistics information (birds and mammals) for each federal state by approaching rural districts and obtaining the data they have collected from the owners of hunting
estates, as part of the game management plan.

The DJV voluntarily conducts the project


Grauer A, K├Ânig A, Bunnefeld N (2015)Citizen Science Based Monitoring of Greylag goose(Anser anser) in Bavaria (Germany): CombiningCount Data and Bag Data to Estimate Long-TermTrends between 1988/89 and 2010/11. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130159. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130159


Country Germany
Level National


Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds, Mammals, Generalist predators
Name(s) of main species Data on birds are collected for wild ducks, pheasant, partridges, woodcock, geese and doves.

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 DJV (https://www.jagdverband.de/)