National Observation Network “Birds of passage”

July 24, 2019
Posted in Birds
July 24, 2019 FACE

Since 1996, this joint network between the National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS), the National and Departmental Hunters’ Federations (FNC, FDC) has been monitoring the breeding populations of 17 bird species on an annual national basis using the listening point method. Since 2000, using the “flash” counting method in January, the national wintering populations of 13 species have been monitored.

Country: France
Starting date: 1996
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs (FNC)


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