breeding season

Shooting saving the grey

The wettest summer for 100 years in 2012 proved fatal for countless young partridge chicks, but following a voluntary moratorium on shooting wild grey partridges last winter, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), reports that the over-winter survival of

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Barn Owls under threat

Britain’s barn owls are under threat due to extreme weather, conservationists have warned. A run of cold, wet springs has led to one of the worst breeding seasons in three decades, spelling serious trouble for an already fragile population. Between

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