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Title of the project

Monitoring of lynx population

Description

Monitoring of lynx population in separate countings in addition to normal monitoring to improve the population estimates in especially areas with very dense lynx populations. Target also to improve current monitoring methods.

Location

Country Finland
Level Regional
Region different regions depending on year

Starting date

2008

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Species

Species Caracteristics Protected species, Huntable species, Threatened species
Species Type Large carnivores
Name(s) of main species Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

Leading partners Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute
Other partners Suomen metsästäjäliitto ry (https://www.metsastajaliitto.fi/), individuals hunters

Weblinks

https://www.luke.fi/en/natural-resources/game-and-hunting/the-lynx/