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Pink-footed geese in Northern Jutland, Denmark. Photo: Vianney Goma The Danish hunting season for pink-footed geese has been extended until the end of January. [Read more]
Goose hunters in Nord-Trødelag, Norway. Photo: Ove Martin Gundersen How can the hunting of pink-footed geese be optimised through improved hunting practices and better organisation of hunting at a regional scale? [Read more]
Pink-footed geese grubbing for rhizomes on arctic tundra Svalbard, Norway. Photo by: Morten Bjerrang A study has been published in the journal Écoscience assessing the impact of pink-footed geese on arctic tundra vegetation on Svalbard, Norway. [Read more]
Pink-footed goose hunter, Norway. Photo by: Ove Martin Gundersen A paper has been published in the journal Wildlife Biology describing the first results of a season length extension on the harvest of the pink-footed goose in Denmark. [Read more]
Adaptive Harvest Management Report: 2016 Progress Summary As part of the adaptive harvest management (AHM) of the Svalbard pink-footed goose an annual review of the harvest strategy has been and the 2016 Progress Summary Report has been published. [Read more]
Guidelines on Sustainable Harvest of Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA Technical Series No. 62) As part of its Conservation Guidelines series AEWA has published a completely revamped version of its Guidelines on Sustainable Harvest of Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA Technical Series No. 62). [Read more]
Neck-banded pink-footed goose, Nord Trøndelag, Norway. Photo: Vianney Goma Based on findings published in the 2015-16 Population Status Report for the pink-footed goose the Danish Wildlife Management Council has recommended that the hunting season for pink-footed geese in Denmark should again be extended to January, in 2017. [Read more]
2015-16 SPfG Population Status Report The 2015-16 annual review of the Svalbard pink-footed goose population has now been published. The report provides an overview and commentary on the population status of the Svalbard pink-footed goose in 2015. [Read more]
The latest monitoring for the level of wounded birds among the pink-footed goose population has been published. The results show that the steady decline in birds carrying shotgun pellets after hunting has been maintained. This estimate is based on analysis of x-ray images of 351 pink-footed geese caught in April as part of an annual goose catch undertaken in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. [Read more]
Whooper swans, pink-footed and barnacle geese, Western Jutland. Photo: Kevin Clausen An editorial news article has been published in British Birds (BB) which reflects on the consequences of some abundant goose populations and the need for international dialog and collaboration to effectively manage these populations. [Read more]


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