12 Days Of Suffolk Christmas

EADT Suffolk|December 2019

12 Days Of Suffolk Christmas
Some Suffolk connections for a bit of festive fun
Jayne Lindill

1 THE PARTRDIGE RETURNS

Adam Steed, teacher and part-time gamekeeper, received the Castleacre Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) regional award for his conservation work, which has resulted in a big increase in grey partridge numbers at Red House Farm, Bacton, where he works in his spare time. Partridge are seen as a barometer of the environmental health of farms and numbers are up.

2-7 IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BIRDS – TURTLE DOVES TO SWANS A-SWIMMING

Turtle doves: you might be lucky to see two but this is the UK’s fastest declining bird. Join Suffolk Wildlife Trust and help protect them. suffolkwildlifetrust.org

French hens: Shimpling artist Claire Weeks paints hens and cockerels of all nationalities. See her colourful range of merchandise which makes great gifts, at claireweeksart.co.uk

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December 2019