Category Archives: UK

Posted on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 by Paul

Adrain Wells presents GBG Director Ruth Manvell with a cheque from the Wiltshire Branch of the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO). The charity quiz held at the Wiltshire Constabulary HQ raised over £500. The proceeds have been shared between the GBG and Julia’s House. A big thank you to Adrain and the retired […]

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Recent study in India

Posted on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 by Paul

A recent study in India has suggested the endangered Great Indian Bustard benefits from recently ploughed and cultivated land. It also makes a specific note about the importance of Lucerne or Alfalfa. The GBG has long questioned the once perceived wisdom of Great Bustards needing large areas of grassland, and it seems the Great Indian […]

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Further Royal Support 

Posted on Friday, August 11th, 2017 by Paul

The Great Bustard Group was greatly honoured to host a visit by  His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales earlier in the year. To mark the visit of His Royal Highness to the Great Bustard re-introduction project on the Salisbury Plain on Friday 17th March, His Royal Highness sent a kind donation to The Great Bustard […]

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GBG features on Spanish TV

Posted on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 by Paul

Our very own David Waters features on Spanish TV during our last egg hunt. The article can be watched from 18 minutes and 6 seconds into the video at the following link – GBG Egg hunt features on Spanish TV

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Rarer than Snow Leopards

Posted on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 by Paul

Global Experts Fly In To Save Big Bird Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: 31 May 2017. Great Bustard experts from across the globe met in Ulaanbaatar from 24-30th May to plan the conservation of the Great Bustard in Asia. The Great Bustard is the heaviest bird capable of flight. Asian Great Bustards are rarer than snow leopards. The conference […]

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Video link from CBCGDF

Posted on Sunday, May 28th, 2017 by Paul

The following link shows the video entitled “Birds Guards” Many thanks to Song Keming, President of The Green Future Environment Conservation Association of Changyuan County, Henan Province, China. https://v.qq.com/x/page/o0184dr69tu.html

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The Stonehenge Bustard (Gertrude)

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 by Paul

There has been a lot of social media interest in the female Great Bustard which has been visiting Stonehenge recently. The bird, price known to the project as T5, cost but christened by the Stonehenge staff as “Gertrude” was released in 2011. She is from an egg rescued from an destroyed or endangered nest in […]

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