Monitoring of Woodcock populations by GPS beacons in the Sarthe

July 2, 2019
Posted in Birds
July 2, 2019 FACE

As part of a collaboration between ONCFS and the National Woodcock Club (CNB), 12 woodcocks were equipped with Argos beacons by the Hunters Federation of Sarthe. The objective is to study the migratory movements of the species and to contribute to the knowledge and monitoring of the species on a national and international level.

Country: France
Region:
Pays de la Loire
Species: Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax Rusticola)
Species characteristics: Huntable species/ Migratory species
Type of actions: Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs de Sarthe/ Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS)/ Club National des Bécassiers (CNB)

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