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Singing Fields: why gamekeeping helps birds in the countryside

A summary of evidence that gamekeepers' management of the countryside for pheasants, partridges and grouse, creates conditions from which other birds also benefit.

Year of Publication2007

A short report reviewing the evidence that managing land for gamebirds improves the prospects for other bird species. It draws on recent surveys and especially on the experience of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Leciestershire farm where we the Trust has been managing gamebirds since 1992.

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rspbgamekeepingallerton project
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Using science to promote game and wildlife management as an essential part of nature conservation - advising farmers and landowners on improving habitats for game and wildlife.

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