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Title of the project

Study of phenology and the migratory behavior of wintering ducks in the Italian territory through satellite tracking


Study the migration of common teal for the defence of hunting seasons.

Monitoring departure dates and movements of transmitter-tagged individuals.

Hunters funds paid for the project.


Country Italy
Level National

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland, Wetland, Coastal, Island, Mountains, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status


Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory species, Threatened species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Common Teal - Anas crecca

Conservation action(s)

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


Leading partners ACMA (http://www.acma.it/)FIDC - http://www.federcaccia.org/
Other partners The Interuniversity Research Centre on Wildlife and Improvements for Wildlife (CIRSe.MAF)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)