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Title of the project

Duck Wing Survey

Description

Collect bag data on UK ducks

Hunters shooting ducks were encouraged to submit a duck wing. These wings were analysed to provide information on annual age and sex ratios of ducks being shot.

Hunters shooting ducks were encouraged to submit a duck wing. The project was run by BASC

Location

Country United Kingdom
Level National

Starting date

1965

Habitat Types

Wetland, Coastal

Protection status of the areas

Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species All duck species that can be legally shot in the UK

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners British Association for Shooting and Conservation (https://basc.org.uk/)

Estimation of Human Resources needed

110,000 (BASC members) were encouraged to submit duck wings