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Title of the project

Woodcock age-ratio study

Description

At the end of the hunting season, hunters send to FANBPO (federation of national associations of Woodcock hunters from Western Palaearctic) a wing from each hunted Woodcock with time, location, weight, sex data.

Location

Country Italy
Level National

Starting date

1976

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Protection status of the areas

Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory species
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

Leading partners Amici di Scolopax, Beccacciai d'Italia
Other partners FANBPO (federation of national associations of Woodcock hunters from Western Palaearctic)

Publication(s)

Spanò S. & Chelini A., 1983-Some results of five years study on woodcock in Italy. Proc.2nd Eur.Woodcock & Snipe Workshop, Fordingbridge (UK): 127-131Spanò S., 1988-Nouvelles données sur la Bécasse en Itali. Proc. 3nd Eur.Woodcock & Snipe Workshop, ONC, IWRB,CIC, Paris: 108-113.Spanò S. & Galli L., 2000-Age-ratio des bécasses tuées en Italie pendant 24 saison de chasse (1976-1999). Woodcock & Snipe Specialist Group, Wetland International, Newsletter N.26: 13-14 - On peut retrouver cette publ. sur: www.wetlands.org/our-network/specialist-groups/woodcock-and-snipe-specialist-group

Weblinks

www.wetlands.org/our-network/specialist-groups/woodcock-and-snipe-specialist-group