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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 20.1 October 2008

‘For five shillings this duck can be yours‘ – a history of the Orielton Decoy

By - David Saunders

Five shillings a duck, this was the price in the 1950s for a duck from the Orielton Decoy situated some two-and-half miles south-west of Pembroke, in south-west Wales. One hastens to say that this was not a duck to be eaten, but simply sponsorship for the ducks caught by the West Wales Field Society that were to be ringed and released.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist