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Submission #99

Thu, 2013-02-21
United Kingdom
Wales Raptor Study Group (Merlin)
1991
2013
National
Wales
Wales Raptor Study Group
Private
25
No
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Regular breeder
Yes
50-80%
<20%
Yes
No
No
No
Areas protected by national law (national parks, protected landscape areas etc.)
No
No
Yes
1991
2012
Yes
1991
2012
No
Yes
1970
2012
Yes
1970
2012
Yes
1970
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Hunting and persecution (trapping, poisoning, shooting)
Pesticides & pollution (direct or indirect effects)
1970
2012
No
No
No
No
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1990
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Occasionally
Yes
Local Records Centres, Countryside Council for Wales, RSPB in some cases, National Parks, Local Authorites, BTO, universities.
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
0
<10
50-80%
1
Note that the percentages of national populations (under the section 'MONITORED AREAS') refer to populations in Wales, not UK. It is not possible to quantify the annual costs.