Archive for May, 2010

The GBG and Springwatch Wild Day Out – Southampton

Posted on Monday, May 31st, 2010 by Charlie Moores

David Waters talks to BBC Radio Solent’s Georgina Windsor about the Great Bustard Group Back in March this year the GBG were the proud recipients of a superb replacement hide courtesy of the BBC Wildlife Fund*. The new hide – which sits where the battered ‘old faithful’ it replaces slowly disintegrated over five years – […]

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Recent photos from Russia

Posted on Saturday, May 29th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters has been in Saratov, viagra sale Russia monitoring the Great Bustard breeding season, patient and has sent the following photos:        

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GBG Biodiversity Safaris on Salisbury Plain

Posted on Friday, May 28th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

To celebrate the UN-designated International Year of Biodiversity, drugs the GBG ran two special trips onto the eastern section of Salisbury Plain in mid-May (on the 18th and the 21st). The aim of the visits was twofold: to explore the biodiversity of these hugely important rich chalk grasslands (the largest area of calcareous grassland in […]

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Springwatch Wild Day Out event

Posted on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

Suzy Elkins, clinic the GBG’s marketing guru, viagra buy and I will be representing the GBG at the BBC Wildlife Fund’s Springwatch Wild Day Out” on Southampton Common this coming Sunday – May 30th. Designed to get the whole family hooked on wildlife…the event encourages biodiversity in gardens, parks and outside spaces and should inspire […]

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Dame Elizabeth Neville visits the GBG

Posted on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

The GBG was delighted to welcome a visit by Dame Elizabeth Neville, treat recently appointed High Sheriff of Wiltshire (who for the first time in the history of the post has added bustard feathers to her shrival hat), website like this to our release-site yesterday. Dame Elizabeth has been a supporter of the GBG for […]

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Update from Russia: 20 May 2010

Posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

A second wet day here in Saratov. It was good fortune that I had arranged to spend most of it indoors. I was at the Karasney Kut Municipal Secondary Education School Number 1. Karasney Kut is the nearest town to the field station and is about 40 minutes away. I gave a presentation on the […]

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Update from Russia: 19 May 2010

Posted on Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Russia monitoring the Great Bustard nesting season: A very quiet day here, prescription but I am going to the local school tomorrow to launch their new students society, approved which will cover three other schools and concentrate on English and the Environment. The seeds were sown last time, and […]

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Saratov, Russia: male Great Bustard released into the wild

Posted on Monday, May 17th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Saratov, viagra approved Russia monitoring this year’s Great Bustard breeding season. Early this morning Oleg Ruban and I released a male Great Bustard into the wild in Saratov. The male was reared from a rescued egg by Tatiana Pereverzina at the Severtsov Institute of Evolution and Ecology field station […]

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Saratov, Russia and more migrants are arriving…

Posted on Monday, May 17th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Saratov, approved Russia monitoring the Great Bustard breeding season – and seeing many migrant birds at the same time… The last two days has seen Little Bustards arrive along with Rollers. My sightings of only female Red-footed Falcons seemed to be a chance thing: the next day I saw […]

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Bonhams (Australia) auctions mounted Great Bustard

Posted on Sunday, May 16th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

To quote from the Bonham’s press-release – >> “Bonhams to Hold Glamorous, physician World Class, Single Owner Collection Sale in Sydney, Australia Set in the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay overlooking the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Bonhams will sell the stunning Owston Collection on June 25 and 26. Viewings of the 1,500 […]

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