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    DENMARK / DANEMARK / DINAMARCA

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    Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species

    of Wild Animals

    Format for reports of Parties on implementation of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species

    of Wild Animals (revision of January 2002)

    Reporting format agreed by the Standing Committee at its 23rd meeting (Bonn, December 2001) for voluntary use by Parties, on a trial basis, for reports submitted to COP7. Refer to separate instructions on completing the report.

    The questions below combine elements of Resolution 4.1 (Party Reports) adopted by the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Nairobi, June 1994) and Resolution 6.4 (Strategic Plan for the Convention on Migratory Species 2000-2005), adopted by the Sixth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Cape Town, November 1999), as well as commitments arising from other operational Resolutions and Recommendations of the Conference of the Parties.

    Which agency has been primarily responsible for the preparation of this report? Danish Forest and Nature Agency

    List any other agencies that have provided input:

    I(a). General Information

    Please complete any unfilled boxes and amend and/or update as appropriate the information provided in the table below:

    Reports submitted: 1988, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999

    Period covered by this report: 1999-2002

    Date of entry into force of the Convention in Denmark: 1 November 1983

    Territory to which the Convention applies: Denmark and the Faeroe Islands (not Greenland)

    Reservations (against species listings): None

    Designated Focal Point:

    Mr. Norman Cleaver Head of Division Ministry of the Environment Danish Forest and Nature Agency Haraldsgade 53 2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark

    Tel.: (+45) 39 47 24 01 Fax: (+45) 39 27 98 99 E-mail: nec@sns.dk

    Appointment to the Scientific Council:

    Membership of the Standing Committee: Not applicable

    Competent authority: Danish Forest and Nature Agency

    Implementing legislation: Ministerial Order no. 114, 28 January 1997 on the Hunting and Game Management Act

    Ministerial Order no. 815, 22 September 1999 on opens seasons for certain mammals and birds

    Ministerial Order no. 821, 18 September 2001 onhunting methods and hunting equipment

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    Ministerial Order no. 41, 21 January 1994 on firearms and ammunition used for hunting etc.

    Ministerial Order no. 801, 22 September 1999 on damage caused by game

    Ministerial Order no. 925, 8 November 1994 on taxidermy of certain animal species

    Ministerial Order no. 45. 21 January 1994 on catching and trade on game

    Ministerial Order no. 835, 1 November 1997 on Nature Protection

    Ministerial Order no. 782, 1 November 1008 on bordering and administration of international nature protection areas (Natura 2000 network)

    Other relevant conventions/agreements (apart from CMS) to which Denmark is a Party:

    Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat 1971 ("Ramsar Convention")

    Convention on international trade of endangered species 3 March 1973 (“CITES”)

    Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats 19 September 1979 (“Berne Convention”)

    Council Directive of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds (79/409/EEC) ("the Birds Directive")

    Council Directive of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of habitats and wild animals and plants (92/43/EEC) (“the Habitats Directive”)

    Convention on Biological Diversity 5 June 1992

    Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic 1992 (OSPAR)

    Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area 1992 (HELCOM)

    National policy instruments (e.g. national biodiversity conservation strategy, etc.):

    "Environment and Development: The Danish Government's Action Plan" - published by the Ministry of the Environment in 1988

    Action Plan for the Improvement of the Aquatic Environment (2001)

    Wadden Sea Seals: Party Signed but not yet entered force Non-party

    National Focal Point/Competent authority

    Name: Palle Uhd Jepsen/ Danish Forest and Nature Agency

    Address: Nature and Wildlife Section Ålholtvej 1 6840 Oksbøl

    Tel.: +45 76 54 10 40 Fax: +45 76 54 10 46 E-mail: puj@sns.dk

    Membership of the Trilateral Seal Expert Group

    Name: Palle Uhd Jepsen Address: Danish Forest and Nature Agency Nature and Wildlife Section Ålholtvej 1 6840 Oksbøl

    Tel.: +45 76 54 10 40 Fax: +45 76 54 10 46 E-mail: puj@sns.dk

    EUROBATS: Party Signed but not yet entered force Non-party

    Competent authority

    Name: Danish Forest and Nature Agency Address: Haraldsgade 53 2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark

    Tel.: +45 39 47 20 00

    Appointed member of the Advisory Committee

    Name: Address:

    Tel.: Fax: E-mail:

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    Fax: +45 39 27 98 99 E-mail: sns@sns.dk

    Membership of other committees or working groups:

    ASCOBANS: Party Signed but not yet entered force Non-party

    Co-ordinating authority

    Name: Danish Forest and Nature Agency Address: Haraldsgade 53 2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark

    Tel.: +45 39 47 20 00 Fax: +45 39 27 98 99 E-mail: sns@sns.dk

    Appointed member of the Advisory Committee

    Name: Palle Uhd Jepsen Address: Nature and Wildlife Section Ålholtvej 1 6840 Oksbøl Denmark

    Tel.: +45 76 54 10 40 Fax: +45 76 54 10 46 E-mail: puj@sns.dk

    Membership of other committees or working groups:

    AEWA: Party Signed but not yet entered force Non-party

    Administrative Authority

    Name: Danish Forest and Nature Agency Address: Haraldsgade 53 2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark

    Tel.: +45 39 47 20 00 Fax: +45 39 27 98 99 E-mail: sns@sns.dk

    Appointed member of the Technical Committee

    Name: Address:

    Tel.: Fax: E-mail:

    Membership of other committees or working groups:

    I(b). Additional General Information

    1 Which other government departments are involved in activities/initiatives for the conservation of migratory species in your country? (Please list.)

    1a If more than one government department is involved, describe the interaction/relationship between these government departments:

    2 List the main non-governmental organizations actively involved in initiatives for the conservation of migratory species in your country, and describe their involvement:

    Danish Ornithological Society

    WWF

    Danish Hunters Association

    Danish Nature Protection Society

    3 Describe any involvement of the private sector in the conservation of migratory species in your country:

    Aage V. Jensen´s Foundations are involved in buying and conserving important habitats including important habitats for migratory birds

    4 Note any interactions between these sectors in the conservation of migratory species in your country:

    The NGO´s are used as official consultants for the Ministry of Environment through the The Game Management Council.

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    II. Appendix I species

    1. BIRDS

    1.1 General questions on Appendix I bird species

    1 Identify the Ministry, agency/department, or organisation responsible for leading actions relating to Appendix I bird species:

    Danish Forest and Nature Agency

    2 Is the taking of all Appendix I bird species prohibited by the national implementing Yes No Legislation cited in Table I(a) (General Information)?

    If other legislation is relevant, please provide details:

    2a If the taking of Appendix I bird species is prohibited by law, have any exceptions Yes No been granted to the prohibition?

    If Yes, please provide details:

    3 Identify any obstacles to migration that exist in relation to Appendix I bird species:

    None (the only relevant species for Denmark is The White-tailed EagleHaliaetus albicilla)

    3a What actions are being undertaken to overcome these obstacles?

    Not applicable

    3b What assistance, if any, does your country require in order to overcome these obstacles?

    Not applicable

    4 What actions have been taken to prevent, reduce or control factors that are endangering or are likely to further endanger bird species, including strictly controlling the introduction of, or controlling or eliminating, already introduced exotic species (Article III(4)(c))?

    White-tailed EagleHaliaetus albicilla: This species began re-immigration as a breeding bird in Denmark in 1996. 7 pairs have been breeding successfully in 2001. Where necessary, public access around the nest sites have been prohibited (5 sites).

    White-headed DuckOxyura leucocephala: Following international recommendations it has been decided to try to shoot every specimen of the Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensiswhich threatens the White-headed Duck by hybridization.

    4a Describe any factors that may limit action being taken in this regard:

    Bad shooting!

    4b What assistance, if any, does your country require to overcome these factors?

    Not applicable

    1.2 Questions on specific Appendix I bird species

    The following section contains a table for each Appendix I bird species for which your country is considered to be a Range State. Please complete each table as appropriate, providing information in summary form. Where appropriate, please cross-reference to information already provided in national reports that have been submitted under other conventions (e.g. Convention on Biological Di