Title of the project
Wetland creation in agricultural landascape
A group of hunters rented fields from landowner and created two ponds for hunting purposes, flooding is present from end of August till April/May.
Birds are using ponds for feeding and resting during migration and wintering. Some particular species is now present, as Botaurus stellaris, Pleagadis falcinellus, Platalea leucorodia, Aythya nyroca, Limosa limosa, Calidris pugnax etc.
|Site||Fields around Foce Fiume Amato-seashore|
|Municipalities involved||Lamezia Terme|
Farmland, Wetland, Coastal
Protection status of the areas
No protection status
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Abundant species, Migratory species|
|Name(s) of main species||All anatidae, Botaurus stellaris, Herons, Scolopacidae, Charadridae,|
Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Land purchase (e.g. purchase areas for management and restorations activities)
Estimation of the budget (total or annual)
Renting of area 5000/euros/year; Creating ponds around 5000/euros; Maintenance activities (cutting vegetation, water management etc.) around 4000/euros/year.
Estimation of Human Resources needed
Around 6 people involved, Around 100/hours/year