GROUSE IN SPACE AND TIME: THE POPULATION BIOLOGY OF A MANAGED GAMEBIRD.  THE REPORT OF THE GAME CONSERVANCY'S SCOTTISH GROUSE RESEARCH PROJECT and  NORTH OF ENGLAND GROUSE RESEARCH PROJECT. By Peter J. Hudson.

GROUSE IN SPACE AND TIME: THE POPULATION BIOLOGY OF A MANAGED GAMEBIRD. THE REPORT OF THE GAME CONSERVANCY'S SCOTTISH GROUSE RESEARCH PROJECT and NORTH OF ENGLAND GROUSE RESEARCH PROJECT. By Peter J. Hudson.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by  Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

THE RABBIT. By James Edmund Harting, with a chapter on Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

GAME HERITAGE: AN ECOLOGICAL REVIEW FROM SHOOTING AND GAMEKEEPING RECORDS. By Stephen Tapper.

1992 1st edition. large 4to (211 x 304mm). Ppviii,140. B/w illustrations, colour diagrams and maps, bibliography. Laminated boards.

This is a detailed analysis of historical population data of some British mammals and birds, using figures culled from the long-term records of gamekeepers on country estates. Each species has a page of text, with distribution maps and graphs of population trends. Chapters include: An historical perspective: evolution of the sporting gun, the rural landscape, the social framework; The last 100 years: the upland scene, changes in the landscape, changes in shooting, changes in gamekeeping; Introduction to the species accounts: the sample unit - bag density, national trends, long-term trends, geographical distributions, population cycles; The game: Rabbit, Brown hare, Mountain hare, Woodpigeon, Grey partridge, Redleg partridge, Pheasant, Red grouse, Black grouse, Capercaillie, Woodcock, Common snipe, Mallard, Teal, Tufted duck, Hedgehog, Weasel, Stoat, Polecat, American mink, Wildcat, Red fox, Grey squirrel, Brown rat, Magpie, Carrion and hooded crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Jay; An overview: Then and now - Edwardians and Elizabethans, Finding a future for game - subsistence exploitation, Commercial exploitation, Regulated hunting, Wild game management, Predator control or predation control, Squaring conservation with game management. Appendices include: The Game Conservancy's National Game Bag Census - early uses of bag records, launching the scheme, restructuring for computer, recent additions; Changes over time:cycles - time series analysis, true-cycles, phase-remembering quasi-cycles, phase-forgetting quasi-cycles, non-cyclic populations; The National Game Bag Census computer. Includes extensive references.
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Author Tapper (Stephen).
Book Code 4621
ISBN 0950013021 / 0950013021
Book Description Fine new unread copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1992
Publisher The Game Conservancy.
Place Fordingbridge, Hants.