Are released pheasants driving adders to extinction?

Pieces in both The Guardian and The Telegraph report on adder declines and the possible link…

Distribution of black grouse across the UK

This statement was made on Countryfile on 22nd March 2020, where the episode featured the conservation…

How many grey partridges are left?

This statement came from Short Cuts on Radio 4. The presenters claimed that “today there are…

Estimating the number and biomass of pheasants in Britain

The RSPB's Pat Thompson claimed on the BBC Radio 4's More or Less that at the…

Has the number of mountain hares fallen on grouse moors?

A story published on the BBC news website in August 2019 claimed that the number of…

Are hen harriers illegally killed on English grouse moors?

A scientific paper published in 2019 used radio tags to track hen harriers and results suggest…