Archive for October, 2016

Germany’s great bustards and how to see them

Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2016 by Paul

      http://www.10000birds.com/germanys-great-bustards-and-how-to-see-them.htm?doing_wp_cron=1472824076.0922400951385498046875

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GBG and the Amesbury Area Board discuss working together

Posted on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 by Paul

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Ruth Manvell, GBG Director,  with Dave Roberts, Community Engagement Manager Amesbury Communities, Wiltshire Council. The meeting took place in the GBG shop to discuss future cooperation and to explore to possibilities for the GBG and the Amesbury Area Board of the Wiltshire Council to work together.

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A Doctor seeks to treat farmers in exchange for protection of the Great Indian Bustard

Posted on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by Paul

        http://e360.yale.edu/feature/great_indian_bustard_conservation_pramod_patil/3043/

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Pakistan gives legal protection to Houbara

Posted on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by Paul

        https://www.dawn.com/news/1289980/prime-minister-approves-fund-for-protection-of-migratory-birds

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Great Bustard Tracking System

Posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by Paul

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The GBG has used a number of different techniques and devices to keep track of the captive reared Great Bustards. GBG found that large GPS Satellite units attached by a body harness could injure the birds and restrict their movements. Tail mounted radio trackers tended to moult out before useful information could be gained. Necklace […]

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Save the poor Bustard! (From what?)

Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2016 by Paul

Save the poor bustard! (From what?)  www.beefcentral.com/news/save-the-poor-bustard-from-what/

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Houbara Bustard nest discovered in Jordan

Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2016 by Paul

Houbara Bustard nest discovered in Jordan www.birdlife.org/middle-east/news/houbara-bustard-nest-discovered-jordan and www.birdwatch.co.uk/channel/newsitem.asp?c=11&cate=__16429

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Three Great Indian Bustard News Items:

Posted on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 by Paul

An extinction expected, Wildlife Celebrations and a new book India will lose all Great Indian Bustards by 2020 http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/India-will-lose-all-Great-Indian-Bustards-by-2020/articleshow/54634057.cms BNHS to celebrate Wildlife Week [The Wildlife Week celebrations at BNHS this year will begin with release of a documentary on the Great Indian Bustard on October 3 at 6:00 pm at the Hornbill House, Mumbai.] http://www.mid-day.com/articles/bnhs-to-celebrate-wildlife-week-heres-how-to-plan-your-week/17641167 Now, a coffee table […]

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Update

Posted on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 by Paul

After starting the project 18 years ago David Waters has handed over the running of the Great Bustard Project to its new Director Ruth Manvell. After a distinguished career as a virologist, where amongst other responsibilities she managed the International Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza for the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the EU and the […]

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New Director Appointed

Posted on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 by Paul

The Great Bustard Group is pleased to announce that Ruth Manvell has been appointed Project Director of the Great Bustard Group. Ruth has enjoyed a distinguished career primarily working on viral diseases of avian species. From 1987, Ruth managed the International Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease for the European Union (EU), the […]

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