Within the newest Capturing Occasions, gamekeeper Alex Keeble writes in regards to the doubtful observe of catching up gamebirds after the taking pictures season for captive breeding functions. He advises warning as it is a potential supply of diseased birds.
Forward of the anticipated DEFRA session on gamebird releases subsequent week, this gamekeeper writes:
It’s possible you’ll suppose that your shares are clear, however pheasants have the flexibility to stroll miles, and you could have birds from an contaminated space.
Alex Keeble, Capturing Occasions, three February
So, how does that sq. with there being no influence of non-native gamebirds on native wildlife over 500m from their launch website? It doesn’t.