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Title of the project

Plain game spring counting


Hunters and nature lovers meet to count the number of Hares and Partridges seen on the territories of 3 hunting societies that cover 1200 ha. The objective is to allow a long term management of game species.


On the 3 territories, the improvement is huge in comparaison with the previous year.In total, on 535 ha, 395 Hares and 260 Partridges have been counted, meaning an increase of 99 Hares and 116 Partridges.


Country Belgium
Level Local
Province(s) Hainaut
Region Wallonia

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Scrub/Grassland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status


Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds, Mammals (other than large carnivores)
Name(s) of main species Grey Partridge (Perdrix perdrix)European Hare (Lepus europaeus)

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public)


Leading partners Mons Haut-Pays Hunting Interest Group