Alectoris rufa – PETRISEN GOESGOCH – Artificially maintained
Alectoris rufa – PETRISEN GOESGOCH – Artificially maintained Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 4 5 Breeding probable 1 8 Breeding possible 12 No of tetrads occupied 5 (of 478) 25 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1.1% 5.1% The county population of red-legged partridge is sustained by annual releases for the purpose of shooting. Those […]
Alectoris rufa – PETRISEN GOESGOCH – Artificially maintained 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 4 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 5 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.1% Early attempts at introduction were unsuccessful, as reported by Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949). Introductions from 1971 onwards, at a variety of localities including the Angle Estate […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Caccabis rufa – Introduced. Lord Cawdor in the south of the county, and Mr. J. Worthington, of Glyn-y-mel, Fishguard, in the north, have attempted to naturalise the red-legged Partridge, but have met with no success. We have seen the fine, healthy young birds reared at Glyn-y-mel, but they soon disappeared after they were turned out in fields where it seemed […]