A partridge. In a zigzag it scurries across the path, startled by the engine noise of the jeep. Some metres it runs on the edge of the Field along, then it disappears in the hedges. Georgina Bray stops their car and lets it idle hum. “Partridges, we don’t often see,” said the zoologist, “the population in the UK.” However, since the Short life of seven breeding pairs on the site of the Hope Farm in the South East of England. And nest, perhaps in one of these hedges, the meters high, the fields line.

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