Every spring, technicians from the Hunters Federation of Côtes d’Armor monitor the reproduction of wood pigeons, columbine pigeons and turtledoves by banding them, and mapping and making a census of nests. The Federation is also in charge of 6 of the 16 ACT circuits in the department.
This ONCFS protocol specifies the demographic trends of French breeding populations since 1996 and wintering 20 species since 2000. The counts are carried out twice a year on each circuit, in spring and winter
Starting date: 2013
Species characteristics: Huntable species, migratory species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs des Côtes d?Armor, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage