The hunting calendar, approved today by the regional council on the proposal of the vice president with responsibility for agriculture and hunting, will open on Sunday 17 September, in the permitted areas, and will close on 31 January 2024. The provision regulates hunting throughout the region, indicating the species that can be hunted, the hunting days and the maximum daily game bag.
“It is essential that the hunting period is carefully regulated – explains the vice president of the Liguria Region – to carry out responsible and aware activities, often with benefits to agricultural activities, penalized by damage to wildlife. It therefore begins on 17 September with hares, red partridges, pheasants and gray partridges, blackbirds, song thrushes, wood pigeons and most of the aquatic species. It closes on 20 January for redwing, fieldfare and aquatic species, while on 31 January with wood pigeon, song thrush, carrion crow, hooded crow, jay and magpie”.
In addition to the suspension of hunting for pochard, lapwing, wild dove (according to ministerial and European Commission indications) and the additional days of stalking on certain categories, the collection of woodcock is regulated from 1 October to 20 January. Separate discussion for the collective wild boar hunt which can take place from 1 October to 31 December on the basis of the levy quotas approved by the Region, the performance of which will be subject to measures to combat the spread of the African swine fever virus.