New guidelines give hope for grey partridges

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has released new guidelines on releasing grey partridges, a move which it hopes will help re-establish grey partridge populations throughout the country.

The promise of  partridge

The promise of partridge

The memory of a grey partridge shot at High Park is still fresh in Laurence Catlow’s mind, as is his delight at the prospect of a few refugee redlegs being shot this season

Will our new coppice affect grey partridges?

Will our new coppice affect grey partridges?

Rumour has it a nearby farm is considering planting a large acreage of short rotation coppice. We might be interested in doing the same but are concerned over the impact it might have on the wild grey partridge habitat.