Title of the project
The Research of Nesting and Hunted Waterfowl
Hunters involved in collecting data, as well as project motivates to build artificial nesting places for mallard, so that invasive American mink cannot destroy the nests.
|Site||Engures lake, any lake or wetland where hunting takes place|
Protection status of the areas
Natura 2000, No protection status
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Protected species, Abundant species, Migratory species, Invasive Alien Species|
|Name(s) of main species||Fulica atra, Anas crecca, Anas strepera, Anas clypeata, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas querquedula, Anas penelope, Anas acuta, Aythya ferina, Aythya fuligula, Aythya marila, Melanitta nigra, Bucephala clangula|
Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public)
|Leading partners||Biology Institute of Latvian University and Hunting NGOs who helped with information|
Estimation of the budget (total or annual)
Estimation of Human Resources needed
Administration of the project, as well as any hunter who would like to participate. No specific number.