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Title of the project

Un Gypaète barbu abattu au Pays


Highlight the importance of the Bearded vulture as a member of the Pyrenean fauna.

Complain about the finding of a bearded vulture that died after being shot by a shotgun.

The Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs and the Fédération Départementale des Chasseurs des Pyrénées Atlantiques complained.


Country France
Level National

Starting date


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 Protected species, Threatened species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Bearded vulture - Gypaetus barbatus

Conservation action(s)

Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Policy work (e.g. positioning of hunting organisations, demonstrating conservation actions)


Leading partners The Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs - http://www.chasseurdefrance.com/Fédération Départementale des Chasseurs des Pyrénées Atlantiques - http://www.chasseurs64.com/accueil.php