Knockmealdown Red Grouse conservation project

February 4, 2017
Posted in Birds
February 4, 2017 FACE

Conserve the local red grouse population Year-round predator control with a rotational heather burning regime. Annual grouse counts using pointers and setters The project is managed by Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Grange and Newcastle Gun Club (ABNG).

Country: Ireland
Co. Tipperary
Starting date:
Species: Irish Red Grouse (Lagopus Lagopus Scotica)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Threatened species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Communication
Leading partners: Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Grange and Newcastle Gun Club (ABNG) (

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