A SHOOTING ANTHOLOGY. Edited by Michael Brander.

A SHOOTING ANTHOLOGY. Edited by Michael Brander.

SWEDISH GAME: BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT. Edited by Roger Bergstrom, Herman Huldt and Ulf Nilsson.

1992 1st edition. 4to (198 x 279mm). Pp159. Colour photographs, maps, illustrations. Blue cloth, upper board and spine titled in yellow.

An attractive and readable book about the history and management of game in Sweden. Chapters include: A responsibility for future generations; From Trerikroset to Smygehuk; Sweden in words and pictures; The environment and conditions for game; From the Middle Ages to the present; The way we hunt in Sweden; Social and economic roles of game and hunting; Wise use - fundamental for hunting; Modern Swedish hunting legislation; Education of hunters in Sweden; Research and statistics - tools in game management; Species descriptions, with an thumbnail sketch of habits, legislation and open seasons. The following have an open season - hare, beaver, brown bear, pine marten, badger, moose, cormorant, various wild geese, Canada geese, wigeon, teal, pintail, gadwall, garganey, shoveler, mallard, pochard, tufted duck, eider, long-tailed, common scoter, velvet scoter, scaup, goldeneye, goosander, red-breasted merganser, goshawk (licensed trapping), hazel grouse, willow grouse, rock ptarmigan, black grouse, capercaillie, snipe, woodcock, wood pigeon, fieldfare, rook, magpie, jackdaw, hooded crow, raven. Several other species are included, to underline the fact that they are protected - wolf, Arctic fox, wolverine, otter, lynx, three seal species, barnacle and brent geese.
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Book Code
195
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Author Bergstrom (Roger), Huldt (Herman) and Nilsson (Ulf), Editors.
Book Code 195
ISBN 009717694X / 009717694X
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1992
Publisher Swedish Hunters' Association.
Place Spanga, Sweden.