PARTRIDGE

Press Releases

Head of Interreg PARTRIDGE Dr Francis Buner provides some useful tips on how to safeguard wild grey partridges and other gamebirds during periods of torrential rain

19 June 2019

HAVING around three months of rain fall in a matter of days could have severe effects on nesting wild gamebirds such as the grey partridge.

These conditions can particularly affect the survival of …

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How the NSR PARTRIDGE project is influencing agri-environment policy making in Flanders, Belgium - Frank Stubbe from the Flemish Land Agency (VLM) explains

11 June 2019

On 6th June, a delegation of VLM staff (Flemish Land Agency) visited the PARTRIDGE demo area of Ramskapelle in Belgium. The group consisted of the key people responsible for policy preparing (CAP, Pil…

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First Scottish farmer cluster visits PARTRIDGE demo site

03 May 2019

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On a sunny but windy day in April, a group of farmers visited the Interreg North-sea region PARTRIDGE demonstration site, Balgonie.  Along with Fiona Torrance, PARTRIDGE research assistant, the g…

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Visit from Brussels – PARTRIDGE draws attention

07 March 2019

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From left to right: Anne-Lieke Struijk-Faber (Birdlife Netherlands), Arno Teunissen (Province North-Brabant), Jochem Sloothaak (Brabants Landschap), Meeuwis Millenaar (farmer and PARTRIDGE fi…

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Scottish demonstration sites show what farmers are doing for wildlife

18 February 2019

This year’s was bigger than ever. Well, it feels that way anyhow with lots of people talking about it, plenty of chat on social media and more people, I think, carrying ou…

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Valentinstag der Rebhühner

13 February 2019

Rebhühner halten im Winter in „Ketten“ zusammen, das sind entweder ein Elternpaar mit seinen erwachsenen Jungvögeln des vorangegangenen Sommers, oder Rebhühner, die keinen Bruterfolg hatten und sich z…

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A grey partridge’s Valentine’s Day

13 February 2019

The grey partridge is one of the very few bird species in Europe that stays in a family group through most part of winter (Long-tailed tits do the same).

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The UK’s Secretary of State Michael Gove, visits the NSR PARTRIDGE demo site at Loddington

12 February 2019

Our Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, called to visit the PARTRIDGE demo site at the Allerton Project, choosing to swap the current heat of Parliament for a frosty day in the fiel…

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NSR PARTRIDGE project featured on Dutch national television for the second time

24 January 2019

For the second time since project begin, the NSR PARTRIDGE project made it onto national television in the Netherlands. In the TV show  the two-minute feature explains how the …

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