Great Bustard March 2015 update

Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by David Waters


The spring is truly with us now with males displaying at two of our release sites. Last years birds are still apparently making their way back to the place of release with a new group of three being found yesterday. One group of three young males are still located on the south coast in Dorset, […]

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Great Bustard releases 2014 update

Posted on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by David Waters

Mystery bird

This years releases are looking very positive indeed. The total number of birds released was 33 birds – the highest we have ever managed. The birds are still being fed once a day – this is not really to address any nutritional need, but rather to keep them together and to try and anchor them […]

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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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