Video recorded by Fleur, LK forum
English translation Liis
Estonian text posted 28.12.2018
Red Deer Punahirv Cervus elaphus
Let us look back in time . To the deer enclosures of Estonian manors animals were brought from Europe already in the second half of the 19th century. In the troubled times of World War I the deer enclosures disappeared.
A deer pair was donated from
During the Soviet government 16 animals were brought from Voronez to Vigala. The introduction of
When and how did the population of deer of the Estonian mainland start? The beginning is held to be 1978 when nine animals broke out from the Mustjärve deer enclosure. In the same period deer from the Latvian population started to move towards north (solitary individuals were encountered already during the thirties of last century in
So today we can talk about three populations – in Hiiumaa,
How many red deer do we actually have? The deer in
For whom have deer in
In turn the numbers in Hiiumaa should be half those, that is, in the order of five hundred individuals.
The information is from Tiit Randveer’s paper in the December issue of „Eesti jahimees“.