Europe is home to more than 500 wild bird species. But at least 32 % of the EU’s bird species are currently not in a good conservation status. The Birds Directive aims to protect all of the 500 wild bird species naturally occurring in the European Union.
This regulation regulates ring sizes in the Netherlands and implements the requirements from the relevant EU Directives.
The Habitats Directive ensures the conservation of a wide range of rare, threatened or endemic animal and plant species. Some 200 rare and characteristic habitat types are also targeted for conservation in their own right.
An overview of the Maltese hunting season, sanctuaries and huntable species in hunting season 2016-2017.
This document describes the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers Nr. 421 “Game regulations” and gives an overview of limited and unlimited game animals and hunting regulations for Latvia (in English).
In the UK, all wild birds, their nests and their eggs are protected by law. In England, Scotland, Wales, the legislation protecting wild birds is the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, and in Northern Ireland, The Wildlife (NI) Order 1985.