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Restoring the Great Bustard in the UK

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21st century Britain is a tough environment for ground nesting birds to raise their young.  Notwithstanding an array of predators, many of whom are increasing in number, repeated cuts of […]

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The Famous Bustard

The Great Bustard Group shop has been redecorated and revitalised by a group of volunteers. Fresh paint, new floors and display areas have created a stylish visitor space – and […]

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The Great Bustard Group has re-established a healthy wild living Great Bustard population of around 100 birds, but to protect its future we need to do more.

Can you help us restore and protect the Great Bustard?

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Saving the Great Bustard in 3 steps

The Great Bustard Group was created in 1998 with the aim of establishing a self-sustaining population in the wild, a target we achieved in 2019.

We need your support to provide a safe future for the Great Bustard in 3 ways:

Step 1

Provide more safe nesting areas. This can be by working with farmers, renting or even buying land.

Step 2

To work with the UK’s statutory agencies, to ensure the Great Bustard receives the recognition and protection it deserves.

Step 3

Enlarge and improve our public engagement activities - The Great Bustard is a wonderful flagship species and conservation success story.

Please donate today to help us bring the Great Bustard back to Great Britain.

Support the Great Bustard Group

The Great Bustard Group is a Registered Charity and is committed to protecting and promoting the interests of the Great Bustard.

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We’ve received significant support from the public and our patron, HRH The Former Prince of Wales.

Almost all the work undertaken by the GBG is supported or carried out by volunteers. The organisation is proud to have been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.


The generous donations and support of our corporate partners are helping us bring the Great Bustard back to Great Britain. If your business wants to partner with the Great Bustard Group, get in touch today.

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Other ways to help

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Ways to Help

Free wills

We’ve partnered with Free Wills to offer Great Bustard Group supporters the chance to create their own will. You can save up to £100 with our exclusive offer.

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Ways to Help

Give a Car

Get rid of your unwanted car. Fast, free and for charity.

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Ways to Help

Give as you Live

Shop at over 5,500 leading stores through Give as You Live, and you’ll raise free funds for the Great Bustard Group.

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