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A new phase for the Great Bustard Reintroduction

Posted on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 by Suzy

Great Bustard chicks

Read our latest press release here! The Great Bustard Trial Reintroduction has entered a momentous new phase. Up until this year the project has used only birds sourced from Saratov in Russia, and the UK Government restricted this to birds hatched from eggs rescued from destroyed or abandoned nests. The difficulties in rescuing the eggs, […]

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GBG holds Summer Picnic

Posted on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 by Suzy

GBG’s Summer Picnic will be held this evening (18th July) at Birdworld in Farnham from 6.30pm and we have a fabulous evening lined up.There will be a reception at the Great Bustard enclosure with GBG Director David Waters at 7pm, lots going on with cuddly pets for the children to meet, keepers introducing you to […]

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Otis winging its way to members

Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 by Suzy

Otis magazine is now hot off the press and will be winging its way to members over the coming days. Packed with the very latest news during an exciting year it is well worth a read. You can become a GBG member for under £2 a month and enjoy all the benefits of supporting and […]

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Otis in production

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Suzy

Otis magazine, our members glossy publication is now in production and will hit members doorsteps as soon as possible. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support as GBG Director David Waters has been working tirelessly to facilitate the arrangements for bringing more rescued eggs to Britain and implementing new rearing protocols. All […]

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Incubation expert visits GBG

Posted on Monday, October 21st, 2013 by Suzy

Duncan Bolton, Curator of Birdworld in Farnham gave an extremely well-received talk about his upcoming involvement with the Great Bustard Project this evening at the Manor Hotel in Shrewton in Wiltshire. We would like to thank Duncan and colleague Mark for visiting and all who attended, making it a worthwhile and enjoyable evening.

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Bustards on the One Show

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 by Alex Stott

The Great Bustard Group will be on the One Show on BBC1 tomorrow at 7pm. Please tune in.

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Mongolian Bustard Fundraising initiative launched

Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2012 by Alex Stott

Screenshot of Mongolian Bustard fundraising website

The Asian Great Bustard project http://www.asiangreatbustard.org/ has launched a fund-raising initiative (http://www.rockethub.com/projects/10600-mongolian-myth-bustards) to cover the costs of field research, the final year of tuition for our team’s second master’s student, G. Natsag and radio transmitter time for Great Bustards which already have transmitters. They aim to raise $3,230 by the 17th of January next year. […]

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