Collection of Irish bag data

September 3, 2017
Posted in Birds, Mammals
September 3, 2017 FACE

To collect bag data in order for it to be used in lobbying Each of NARGCs 25,000 members is mailed a bag return form at the start of the hunting season. The bag return form is anonymous and requires that hunters record the number of huntable birds killed each week during the shooting season and assign the data to a Regional Game Council region. Only around 1-2% of the forms, however, are completed and returned. The NARGC runs and promotes the program

Country: Ireland
Starting date: 1990
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Migratory species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Research and data collection, Policy work
Leading partners: NARGC (


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