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Title of the project

Monitoring of quail populations in the Ardennes


The Hunters Federations of Ardennes is carrying out a monitoring study of the Quail by setting up banding stations at ten sites. Several biological information is collected at the time of banding: weight, body condition (lipid band), tarsal measurement, observation of remiges, feather sampling for DNA analysis.


Country France
Region Grand-Est

Habitat Types



Species Caracteristics Birds
Species Type Huntable species, Protected species

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 départementale des chasseurs des Ardennes