Black Grouse show signs of recovery

June 13, 2011 0 Comment

Rare black grouse are fighting back this year after numbers tumbled to an all-time low in 2010, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has said.

IGPCT abstract excepted for IUGB conference

June 12, 2011 0 Comment

The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust has recently submitted an abstract for a conference, which will be hosted by the International Union of Game Biologist (IUGB). The title of the […]

27 Chicks in one clutch – Must be a record

May 31, 2011 0 Comment

Yes, 27, no need to refocus your eye sight. That is the incredible number of chicks that hatched in one brood in Boora over the weekend. The proud parents and […]

First clutch of 2011 spotted in Boora

May 27, 2011 0 Comment

A clutch of 21 Wild partridge chicks and their parents were spotted this morning in Boora. This is the first confirmed sighting of juvenile birds in 2011. They were spotted […]

Rare Visitor shows up in Boora

May 18, 2011 0 Comment

The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust is delighted to announce that a Black Kite, an extremely scarce visitor to Ireland, has shown up on National Parks & Wildlife Service lands […]

Spring Pair count reaches record high in 2011

April 28, 2011 0 Comment

Counts conducted during March suggest that the number of spring pairs in the core study area in Boora is in the region of 95-100 pairs. This figure when combined with […]

Boora Project Management contract comes to a successful end

April 4, 2011 0 Comment

The Grey Partridge project in Boora moved into a new phase from the 1st of April 2011 with the expiration of the 5 year management contract between the National Parks […]

Grey Partridge & Living the Wildlife

March 25, 2011 0 Comment

Rte1 Living the Wildlife programme to feature the Grey Partridge project in Boora on Tuesday 29th March at 7pm. Don’t miss out on what promises to be an excellent insight […]

Trusts work Highlighted in Irish Times

November 2, 2010 0 Comment

The Irish Grey partridge conservation trusts work on game bird conservation was highlighted in yesterday’s Irish Times in an article by Eoghan McConnell. Please follow the link below to access […]

Prime time Radio Slot for Red Grouse

October 22, 2010 0 Comment

The Trust featured on today’s Mooney Radio show on RTE Radio 1 as Kieran Buckley of the Irish Grey Partridge conservation trust gave an update to listeners on the trusts work […]