Pintail duck Management Plan in Italy

July 12, 2017
Posted in Birds
July 12, 2017 FACE

Increase Italian population size of pintail ducks. Imposition of bag limits. Creation and conservation of wetlands and lagoons by the hunting community.

Bag survey data studied. Enforcement of hunting season. Appropriate management and conservation of wetlands is supported. Annual census of wintering population carried out.

National ringing surveys and study of past ringing data. Hunters voluntarily play a key role in the preservation of coastal wetlands in the Northern Adriatic, and are obliged to do so elsewhere.

Country: Italy
Starting date: 2013
Species: Northern Pintail (Anas Acuta)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Migratory species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection, Enforcement
Leading partners: ACMA (

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