Archive for August, 2009

GBG Barbecue

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 by Charlie Moores

great bustard group barbeque august 2009

Last night (Tuesday 25th) the Great Bustard Group held a barbecue to thank some active members and supporters and to introduce them to three of our Russian colleagues: Vladamir who is the principal field worker in Russia, pill his wife Valentina who runs the field station and looks after everyone (ie feeds us copious amounts […]

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GBG at the British Birdwatching Fair

Posted on Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 by Charlie Moores

mark avery and david waters

Late-August is ‘Birdfair‘ time as most keen birders and conservationists around the world will know, and the Great Bustard Group was at the Rutland Water site in force. Not only did Al (Dawes, information pills GBG Project Officer) give an excellent talk about the re-introduction project to an enthralled audience in the afternoon, but the […]

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BBC’s Countryfile visits the GBG

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 by Charlie Moores

julia bradbury and david waters

A team from the BBC’s Countryfile visited GBG HQ on Salisbury Plain on Monday the 17th to record a segment for a programme that will air Sunday 23rd August at 19:00hrs on BBC1. Few details of the visit have been passed on, visit this site but one of the show’s presenters, viagra approved Julia Bradbury, […]

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19 more Russian Great Bustards now in the UK

Posted on Sunday, August 16th, 2009 by Charlie Moores

Dyakovka Field Station

GBG Director David Waters has just returned from Russia with nineteen Great Bustards which are currently in quarantine at the GBG’s Wiltshire quarantine unit …   On Wednesday night (August 12th), buy information pills I returned to the UK with 19 Great Bustards. They are now in the GBG quarantine unit back in Wiltshire and […]

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Meet Herman and Rimmer…

Posted on Saturday, August 8th, 2009 by Charlie Moores

great bustard chick

…two Great Bustard chicks given to GBG by the the German Great Bustard Project. Karen Waters takes up the story   “The two chicks were born on 28th May and 7th June and arrived in UK on 8th July. They are both males and have been named Hermann and Rimmer (after the character on Red […]

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Successful veterinary trip to Russia

Posted on Thursday, August 6th, 2009 by Charlie Moores

microchipped great bustard chick

David Waters, cheap Director of the Great Bustard Group, visit this site has just returned from a short trip to Russia checking on how the bustards at the Saratov field station are doing (and discovering an unusual way Muscovite conservationists put dead cats to use!). Here’s an update from him… I have just come back […]

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