Facts and Figures

Collecting data about bird hunting

© Bruno Dittrich
© Bruno Dittrich

In collaboration with local conservationists and ornithologists from all over the world, EuroNatur started already 20 years ago to carry out extensive field studies in order to collect data about bird hunting on the Balkans. There is an increasing archive on the topic with established facts and figures as well as eye-witness accounts on bird hunting in Albania, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Slovenia.

 

 

For further information you may download the following reports:


© Kerstin Sauer
© Kerstin Sauer

Damijan Denac, Martin Schneider-Jacoby, Borut Stumberger: Adriatic Flyway – Closing the Gap in Bird Conservation, 2010

The main focus of the Adriatic Flyway conference lied on the protection of migratory birds along the Adriatic Flyway. It took place 14-18 April 2009 in Ulcinj, Montenegro, and was organised by EuroNatur in collaboration with various partners. The aim of the conference was to point out the crucial importance of the coast between Slovenia and Albania for the protection of migratory birds. For more information please download the proceedings of the Conference…

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EuroNatur: "Bird Hunting at the Adriatic Flyway - An Assessment of the Bird Hunting in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Serbia", March 2009

The journey across the Adriatic Sea and the search for appropriate resting areas is like running the gauntlet for migratory birds. The situation is tense – but there is still reason to hope. An established estimation and valuation of the current situation concerning fowling in the countries along the Adriatic flyway...

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Martin Schneider-Jacoby: "Bird hunting during Spring Migration 2009", March 2009

From 12th to 15th March 2009, EuroNatur initiated a tour for a small group of bird watchers along the Adriatic East Coast, namely to places in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania. The team was shocked by the illegal hunting activities and the disturbances in the protected areas visited.

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Martin Schneider-Jacoby: "How many birds migrate over the Adriatic Sea", Acrocephalus 29 (136): 1-3, 2008

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