Archive for October, 2009

Great Bustards in Çayirbasi, Altintas, Turkey

Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 by Charlie Moores

Submitted by Metin AKSAZ (left of group in photo above) Great Bustards are locally called “Toy” in our village and other neighboring villages. Great Bustard live in Altintas and they like the area, in this area you don’t see any tree, in this area farmers grow cereal greens (Barley, wheat, chickpea and clover). Great Bustards […]

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Longfields primary school talk

Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2009 by Alex Stott

I am the Deputy Head of Longfields primary school in Bicester. There are 240 pupils on roll. As part of our ECO week we asked Ann Jordan from the Great Bustard Group to give a talk on the re-introduction project. This linked with other work on re-introduction projects, endangered species and habitats. We found the talk […]

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Photos from this year’s Russian survey

Posted on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 by Charlie Moores

Photos from David Waters in Russia Most of the days are spent on roads like this. Easy (if very dusty) in dry weather, and very slippery in the wet.   Census. Voloda Promonov and Mary Walden during the census. They are either looking for Great Bustards, or for the other side of the field…!   […]

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Elke Schmidt, GBG volunteer from Germany

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2009 by Charlie Moores

elke schmidt

The GBG welcomes volunteers to help out at our Salisbury Plain release site, and this autumn we have been delighted to have Elke, a freelance conservationist based in Germany, visit and work with us for three weeks. Here she writes in her own words about her stay…   “Hello, My name is Elke Schmidt. I […]

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