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Title of the project

National Observation Network “Birds of passage”

Description

Since 1996, this joint network between the National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS), the National and Departmental Hunters’ Federations (FNC, FDC) has been monitoring the breeding populations of 17 bird species on an annual national basis using the listening point method. Since 2000, using the “flash” counting method in January, the national wintering populations of 13 species have been monitored.

Location

Country France
Level National

Starting date

1996

Habitat Types

All

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species
Species Type Birds

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

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

Weblinks

www.chasseurdefrance.com