1559: The Allerton project – songbirds and game
This paper is taken from a section of ‘20 Years of The Allerton Project’. The full report is on the website of the project’s parent organisation, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust
Year of Publication2012
Wild pheasants increased four-fold in response to full game management. Hare numbers dropped substantially once predator control was withdrawn. Songbird numbers doubled in response to game management, but showed a gradual decline once feeding and predator control were stopped.
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- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Business > Farm management
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact
- Subject Collection > Tourism & recreation > Field sports, hunting & fishing
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