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Title of the project

Sarcocystis survey

Description

Hunters recorded sightings of rice breast disease in ducks and geese

Results

Sarcocystis has been increasing in dabbling ducks since 2005. Wigeon appear to be particularly affected.

Location

Country United Kingdom
Level National

Starting date

2015

Habitat Types

Wetland, Coastal

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, National protected area, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Birds

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

Leading partners BASC & Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

1000

Estimation of Human Resources needed

150

Weblinks

http://www.sarcocystissurvey.org.uk/