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Sunday, March 29, 2015

RSPB backs pheasant shoots and says they’re good for the countryside

Wildlife benefits from management of copses and hedgerows, argues conservation director

The UK’s managed shoot industry, which sees millions of pheasants raised and shot every year, has received support from an unexpected quarter.

In a blog published on the website of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, its conservation director Martin Harper has praised the role of managed shoots in protecting wildlife.

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