Archive for June, 2015

Young Great Bustard mother and chick doing well at release site

Posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by David Waters

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The Great Bustard which nested at the first release site is doing a grand job as a first time mother. Young Great Bustards are not always considered likely to rear chicks successfully – it often takes a few years of trying to make it work. This first time breeder has endured some pretty cold and […]

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Best year yet for British bustards

Posted on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 by Suzy

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2015 marks the 12th year of the trial reintroduction of the Great Bustard to Britain, and the 11th annual release of birds. The project has given the Great Bustard Group a steep and steady learning curve with improvements being made each year. The biggest breakthrough came in 2013 with the first release of Great Bustards […]

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