Woodcock Monitoring Project

January 24, 2017
Posted in Birds
January 24, 2017 FACE

Monitor the European woodcock population size and demographics, assess the affect of Hungarian hunting on the Eurasian woodcock’s population Collection of data from gamebags in about 900 sample points reasonably spread over the country, then analysis of this data

Country: Hungary
Starting date: 2010
Species: Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax Rusticola)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Migratory species
Type of actions: Research and data collection
Leading partners: Hungarian Hunters? National Association (http://www.omvk.hu/)The Institute of Wildlife Management and Vertebrate Zoology (https://www.researchgate.net/institution/University_of_West_Hungary_Sopron/department/Institute_of_Wildlife_Management_and_Vertebrate_Zoology)

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