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Bustard Breakthrough

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Paul

Great Bustards have been released in small numbers in Wiltshire almost every year since 2004. The earlier releases were from eggs rescued from agricultural destruction in Russia, and for the last three years from egg collected in Spain. This has been the first concerted attempt to create a new population of Great Bustards anywhere in […]

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A male from 2015 photographed on 4th December

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 by Paul

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A male from 2015 photographed on 4th December already showing the red neck feathers growing through ready for the breeding season.

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New Monthly Photograph

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 by Paul

This months photo was taken on the 4th December. The birds are nearly all last years chicks and females, but there is an older male on the left hand edge of the drove. Note how his neck is already starting to get the brighter orange colour as he gets ready for the lek in the […]

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Australian bustard and chick at Serendip (video)

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Paul

https://vimeo.com/191467300

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Just six Great Indian Bustards left in state

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Paul

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Just-six-Great-Indian-Bustards-left-in-state/articleshow/55423498.cms

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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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