Dáil Éireann - Volume 633 - 06 March, 2007
Written Answers. - Deer Population.
Mr. Timmins Mr. Timmins
Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the estimated number of wild deer in County Wicklow; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8946/07]
Mr. Roche Mr. Roche
Mr. Roche: While my Department does not have precise information on the number of wild deer in County Wicklow, estimates suggest a figure in excess of 40,000 animals.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service of my Department is planning a national deer survey in 2008, which should give a clearer picture of wild deer population density at regional and national level.
Dáil Éireann 633 Written Answers. Deer Population.