Restoration of wild pheasant population in North Sarthe

August 3, 2019
Posted in Birds
August 3, 2019 FACE

In order to restore local pheasant populations, the Hunt Society of Saint-Ouen-de-Mimbré released 120 wild animals from the Rambouillet farms. The Hunters Federation of  Sarthe has financed 50% of the initiative of the Hunting Society. To allow reproduction to take place, pheasant hunting will be closed for 5 years to then set up a reasoned hunt with a quota.

The population will be monitored annually by counting the crowing cocks.

Country: France
Region:
Pays de la Loire
Species characteristics: Huntable species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs de Sarthe/ Société de Chasse de Saint-Ouen-de-Mimbré

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