Archive for May, 2010

Nesting bustards, Saratov, Russia

Posted on Sunday, May 16th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Saratov, viagra approved Russia monitoring this year’s breeding season: “Nests are being reported quite regularly now. Some are left with a buffer zone, this site but others are hopelessly damaged and the eggs rescued. I found a nest before cultivation started which is a rare event. The tractor drivers […]

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Update from Diakovka, Russia

Posted on Friday, May 14th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Russia and sending updates whenever he is able to: Diakovka is such a different place now when compared with how it looked a month ago. Everything is green with the occasional splash of brightly coloured blossom. Bee Eaters are all over the village, health the sky is full of […]

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En-route to Saratov, Russia

Posted on Friday, May 14th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

GBG Director David Waters is in Russia on his way to the Saratov field-station. He will be keeping us updated when he can, discount and has just sent the following report: “We are on our way to Diakovka now. Our car is fine, information pills but Khrustov’s has broken down and we are towing it. […]

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Great Bustards at Beijing Zoo

Posted on Saturday, May 1st, 2010 by Lynne Derry

On our recent visit to China, see to attend the First International Symposium for the Great Bustard in China, order David Waters and I had the pleasure of meeting Jing Zhang, Beijing Zoo’s Curator of Birds and a world authority on breeding pheasants. We have been corresponding for the last year or so after an […]

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