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Shooting bag figures for fowl-like birds
and pigeons and doves


Official numbers of fowl-like birds (Galliformes) and pigeons and doves (Columbiformes) shot annually in Europe.

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) 214
Hazel Grouse (Bonasia bonasia) 111,119
Willow Grouse (Lagopus lagopus) 382,568
Red Grouse (Lagopus l. scoticus) 435,582
Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) 175,270
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) 203,627
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) 75,344
Chukar (Alectoris chukar) 420,000
Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca) 242,436
Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa) 5,016,178
Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara) n.a.
Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) 1,872,904
Quail (Coturnix coturnix) 2,634,334
Common Pheasant (Phasanius colchicus) 21,959,775
Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus) 6,250
Rock Dove (Columba livia) n.a.
Stock Dove (Columba oenas) 210,592
Woodpigeon (Columba palumbus) 15,571,251
Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) 457,240
Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur) 2,367,416