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Shooting bag figures for waterfowl and coots, cranes and rails


Official numbers of waterfowl (Anseriformes) and coots, cranes and rails (Gruiformes) shot annually in Europe.

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) 2,644
Taiga Bean Goose (Anser fabalis) 35,914
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrynchos) 20,208
White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) 15,653
Greylag Goose (Anser anser) 107,813
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 64,297
Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) n.a.
Wigeon (Anas penelope) 849,839
Gadwall (Anas strepera) 73,410
Teal (Anas crecca) 960,027
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 4,524,449
Pintail (Anas acuta) 123,891
Garganey (Anas querquedula) 24,454
Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 87,929
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) 6,365
Pochard (Aythya ferina) 202,545
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) 246,457
Scaup (Aythya marila) 1,575
Eider (Somateria mollissima) 104,495
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) 27,953
Scoter (Melanitta nigra) 23,737
Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca) 3,337
Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) 152,618
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) 4,769
Goosander (Mergus merganser) 16,122
Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus) 30,305
Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 153,668
Coot (Fulica atra) 207,175