Title of the project
National Shooting Survey
to collect data on the number of shot birds in a year
A nationwide survey of 5,000 (5%) randomly selected BASC members are sent an annual questionnaire requesting information on the species and number of birds shot. About 30% of those sent questionnaires respond, and a further 20% respond after a follow-up letter requesting the return of the questionnaire.
hunters provide the data and the project is run by the BASC
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Migratory species, Abundant species|
|Name(s) of main species||All duck species that can be legally shot (from 1980 to 1987, woodpigeons were included).|
|Leading partners||British Association for Shooting and Conservation (https://basc.org.uk/)|