Up to 57,000 ptarmigan may be hunted this season in Iceland according to a proposal from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History.
Around 400 people have already applied and paid for permission to hunt reindeer this year in Iceland.
Goose hunters in Skaftárhreppur district, South Iceland, may not have caught a single goose last night.
The Icelandic Institute of Natural History has completed its springtime survey of the country’s ptarmigan stock.
An experienced fox hunter, Reynir Bergsveinsson, has seen footprints by an unusually large fox in Þingvellir. He thinks this may be either a red fox or a silver fox.