David S.D. Jones looks at the introduction and history of the redleg partridge as a quarry species in the UK.
David S. D. Jones looks at how rearing methods have changed over the years and the effect that this has had on wild partridge numbers.
How the spectacular restoration of wild grey partridges won the 2010 Purdey gold award for the Norfolk estate, West Sussex. By Mike Barnes.
Mark Hudson looks at the English partridge, and considers the importance and significance of this charismatic species to the British countryside and to shooting.
How an ambitious bid to restore the fortunes of grey partridges is taking shape nicely amongst the carrots and cabbages of Pollybell Farm. By Mike Barnes.
Chris Batha is a widely travelled Shot so we invited him to nominate five top partridge estates where we wouldn’t be disappointed.
The demise of the grey partridge has been mirrored by the rise of the redleg, and while the latter doesn't provide the sheer excitement of greys, they have certainly added an extra dimension to many shoots, by Rupert Godfrey.
An English partridge project in Northumberland has delivered some spectacular results. Mike Barnes travelled to Alnwick to find out more.
After a wet summer washing out stocks of wild partridges, there seemed no prospect of a double-day’s shooting taking place in the UK. However, Hugh van Cutsem’s Hilborough estate in Norfolk defied the odds.
From being the number one game bird to its virtual disappearance from much of our countryside, Rupert Godfrey tracks the rise and fall of the grey partridge as a sporting quarry.