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Title of the project

SCOLOPAX OVERLAND project

Description

The Migratory Birds Office of the Italian Federation of Hunting frequently bases its work on sustainable hunting (and their institutional approach) on data collected by hunters through important research projects. These projects use diverse scientific methods based on sampling, satellite telemetry and ringing. This makes it possible to implement effective management decisions and to improve the review of bird hunting periods in Europe (Key Concepts document).

Results

Observed woodcock have a historical memory by analysing the yearly stops in the migration journey.

Location

Country Italy
Level National

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Woodcock (Scolopax)

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

Publication(s)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPMMBNCrF-M