This provides a comprehensive review of survey methods for brown hare. It is applicable to surveys for individual sites. Some advice on mitigation but note that there is no scientific evidence on effectiveness of mitigation for brown hares.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Hares, produced by Stephanie Wray.
Reference: Wheeler, P., Wray, S. and Yalden, D. (2012) Brown Hare and Mountain Hare. In: Cresswell, W.J., Birks, J.D.S., Dean, M., Pacheco, M., Trewhella, W.J., Wells, D. and Wray, S. (2012). UK BAP Mammals: Interim Guidance for Survey Methodologies, Impact Assessment and Mitigation. The Mammal Society, Southampton.