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The Department of Agriculture have just launched TRANCHE 2 of the new GLAS Agri-environmental scheme for the grey partridge.
This latest version makes it easier for farmers and or land-owners to sign-up for the scheme.
For further information, go to the links below.
Or email the Trust firstname.lastname@example.org
(The above documents are hosted by the Department of Agriculture)
In just two breeding seasons, forty-one Lapwing chicks, from forty-one separate broods have been radio-tracked in the grey partridge conservation project area.
This objective of our research was to identify the causes of lapwing chick mortality. Some very interesting results have emerged.
This research is funded by Dublin Zoo, Fota Wildlife Park, & the National Parks & Wildlife Service.
Photos Courtesy: Clementine King-Urbin
Some pictures from lapwing radio tracking fieldwork.
Researcher Kristina releasing chicks after tagging
Tagged chick gets back to the wilderness
The art of the camouflage
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