Ich work is almost three hundreds lower than last year, but it is still satisfactory. This was introduced by Erika Feriancová, zoologist of the Správy Tatranského národného park.
“Nature has given us good conditions for calculation. It was raining in the lower areas, but then it stopped and the clouds broke through. Kamzíky hurt on the snow, good visibility, they stayed in places where there was less snow, because there they were able to grab food more easily. evaluated Feriancová.
According to her, the population of the chamois is satisfactory, although conservationists would prefer the number of animals to be at least above 1000 individuals. “Nevertheless, we do not see a radical decrease in chamfers,” she added.
The initial group of census takers was formed by employees of the TANAP Administration, but the field was joined by employees of the Horse Rescue Service, the forests of the cities of Kežmarok and Spišská Belá, as well as members of the Voluntary Guard of Nature and the Slovenského zväzu ochrancov národy a krazy, representatives of non-state forest owners and other volunteers. Monitoring of the endemic species population on the northern side of the Tatras under the direction of the staff of the Poľského Tatrzańského Park Narodoweho.
Last fall, 1,222 individuals were counted in the whole Tatras. The TANAP administration counts kamzíky twice by hand, always in the spring and in the fall. The spring census focuses on the prírastky young, while the autumn one maps the state of the kamzíka vrchovského tatranského population before winter.