Inch Partridge project aims to create a sustainable environment in East Donegal where Grey Partridge and other threatened farmland birds can flourish in the wild. Hunters on Inch Island (Inch Gun Club); host the project, undertake the practical works including breeding and release of captive bred birds, monitoring and tracking of birds in the wild, creation of habitat and predator control.
Region: North West
Starting date: 2014
Species: Partridge (Perdix Perdix)
Species characteristics: Huntable species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection, Communication
Leading partners: Inch Gun Club, National Association of Regional Gun Clubs (NARGC), Donegal Regional game and Wildlife Council (WRGWC), National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), Irish Grey Partridge Trust, Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM).