– Funding and Membership Appeal –

The GBG has lost significant income due to the Corona Virus and needs your help to continue its important work

We would deeply appreciate it if you could make a small donation of just £10.00 to help us survive and continue our important work during these unprecedented times. 

In return for your donation, we will send you specially produced and unique video footage about the project throughout the next 12 months so you can witness how your valuable donation directly and positively impacts the project.

To make your donation and receive the videos with our grateful appreciation, please visit our store at this location –

 2020 Great Bustard Special Appeal Donation

Thank you from all of us at the Great Bustard Group!

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES

CANCELLED – The Members Meeting at the Manor in Shrewton will not go ahead until further notice

SUSPENDED – Due to the Corona Virus the GBG will not be running any more visits to the project site until further notice.

 

The project visits are a major part of our funding and without them we will struggle to cover land rent for our reserves and other costs.

If you are able to do so, please do continue to purchase memberships and visits, but do not book any dates for a visit until the public health situation has changed favourably.

– David Waters, Executive Officer –

 

 

The GBG has created a self sustaining population of around 100 birds. This is the only successful reintroduction of Great Bustards anywhere in the world.

The land rented by the GBG for its reserves is managed to provide nesting habitat for the Great Bustards, although some birds do nest on commercially managed farmland.

The reserve areas also host nesting Stone Curlews, Quail and Corn Bunting to name just a few specialities of Salisbury Plain.

Please come and visit the project and see these wonderful birds and help support the work of the GBG

 

 

Male Great Bustard’s giving it all they have on Salisbury Plain. Many of the females have nested, but the males are still displaying. Book a trip to see them by clicking HERE

Next members meeting: Thursday, Sep 3

Latest news:

Corona Virus – Project Visits Suspended

Due to the Corona Virus the GBG will not be running any more visits to the project site until further notice. The project visits are a major part of our funding and without them we will struggle to cover land rent for our reserves and other costs. If you are able to do so, please […]

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International news:

GBG makes news in China

Published on Dec 29th 2019, David and the Great Bustard Group team featured on Chinese news. You can read more and see the excellent video article at the following locations – CGTN: Click here for CGTN video YT: Click Here for YT video VideoNews: Click here for VideoNews video

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