As highlighted by The Field (Partridge-shooting could face ban, April issue and on the future of all partridge-shooting may be endangered unless we restore the population of greys and remove the risk of their becoming a protected species.

If sufficient landowners adopt the system, we could be shooting our premier lowland gamebird in the future with the threat of protected species status lifted.

For a free copy of the guidelines call the G&WCT on 01425 652381 or visit the G&WCT website.