William Powell Country


  1. Mountain hare research: Speyside

    Article written by William Powell Country 24 August 2016

    Report on Mountain Hare research in Speyside Recently habitat loss, fragmentation (a reduction in the total area of a habitat) and over exploitation of mountain hares has put the population under threat, with a recent survey indicating a 43% decline Read the Rest…

  2. Gamekeepers respond to the call for the Curlew

    Article written by William Powell Country 08 August 2016

    PRESS RELEASE – July 2016 (Issued on behalf of The Gift of Grouse) GAMEKEEPERS RESPOND TO THE CALL FOR THE CURLEW The curlew is getting back on song on Scottish grouse moors. Scottish gamekeepers have been taking action to help the threatened Read the Rest…

  3. Heather Burning on Grouse Moors

    Article written by Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE 14 April 2016

    To the uninitiated, heather burning seems a bizarre and rather environmentally unfriendly practice. However, it is essential for Moorland Management purposes, not only because heather is the staple diet of the Red Grouse and therefore these birds need a plentiful Read the Rest…

  4. Glenogil

    Article written by William Powell Sporting 09 July 2012

    The Angus Glens Glenogil is one of the finest shooting Estates in Scotland. The Estates now includes neighbouring Glenmoy and Nathro Moors to give a total of six separate days Grouse driving. Glenogil Grouse are true Highland Grouse which can befuddle Read the Rest…