Title of the project
Skylark management plan in Italy
Increase the Italian population of skylarks
Bag limits to 10/day/hunter and 50/year/hunter. This has been doubled in some regions. Suggested and accepted by ISPRA.
Farmers paid to maintain winter stubble.
Monitoring of populations via post-nuptial ringing.
Hunters voluntarily accepted the bag size limits and pay farmers to maintain winter stubble.
Protection status of the areas
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Threatened species|
|Name(s) of main species||Eurasian skylark - Alauda arvensis|
|Leading partners||ACMA (http://www.acma.it/)|
|Other partners||ISPRA (http://www.isprambiente.gov.it/en)Ambiti territoriali di Caccia (http://www.atcbologna.org/)|