Archive for June, 2010

Second High Sheriff Reception

Posted on Monday, June 28th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

The GBG was back at a second High Sheriff Reception at Stonar School, ambulance near Melksham in Wiltshire (the first was on Friday evening and reported in an earlier post). Once again Dame Elizabeth Neville, the current High Sheriff, made us extremely welcome, and David Waters, GBG Director, Charlie Moores, ‘Otis’ Editor, and Suzy Elkins, […]

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High Sheriff Reception at Stonar School

Posted on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

David Waters, approved GBG Director, there and Charlie Moores, seek Otis Editor, were delighted to represent the GBG at a charity reception in aid of the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust and Devizes Canoe Club held by Wiltshire High Sheriff Dame Elizabeth Neville at the beautiful Stonar School in north Wiltshire. Dame Elizabeth, who retired as […]

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Ashley Fox MEP visits release-site

Posted on Friday, June 25th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

David Waters, this web GBG Director, viagra was pleased to show Ashley Fox MEP around the release-site this morning. Bristol-based Mr Fox was elected to the European Parliament in June 2009 as the Conservative Party MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar, and sits on a number of committees as well as being […]

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Congratulations to male P5

Posted on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 by Lynne Derry

P5 on Salisbury Plain. (c)Frederic Desmette

June 22nd 2010 is a special day for male Great Bustard P5. Not because it’s his birthday – he was actually hatched in Russia 1, 123 days ago on May 26th in 2007 making him 3 years and 27 days old. So why is it a special day? Well, today is special because it is […]

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Zeiss PhotoScope

Posted on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 by Lynne Derry

Zeiss Photoscope 85 FL

This last week I have been lucky enough to trial the revolutionary Zeiss PhotoScope 85 FL – a telescope with an in-built digital camera. When I approached Zeiss a few months ago about whether they could help the GBG with some optics to monitor nesting birds and chicks I had no idea they would stretch […]

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The GBG feature on BBC Two’s ‘Wild Night In’

Posted on Monday, June 21st, 2010 by Charlie Moores

As we trailed yesterday, Director of the GBG, was attending the live filming of the BBC’s Wild Night In last night (Sunday) – a superb fund-raising initiative that we’ve previously benefited from in the shape of our new hide. David was interviewed live by Chris Packham. The five-minute interview was interspersed with high-quality video film […]

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BBC Wild Night In

Posted on Saturday, June 19th, 2010 by Alex Stott

David Waters, discount Project Director of the Great Bustard Group is attending the BBC Wild Night In this evening – Sunday 20th June. David will be in the audience of the programme which is presented by Kate Humble, what is ed Chris Packham and Martin Hughes-Games, ailment pictured below. Wild Night In airs at 8pm […]

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Abandoned eggs found

Posted on Friday, June 18th, 2010 by Alex Stott

One of the nests we knew about has not resulted in success. A female from 2005, cost who was nesting for the first time, viagra approved to the best of our knowledge, approved was seen away from her suspected nest site. She was alone and without chicks.  After a second day of this behaviour GBG […]

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The GBG go to Bristol

Posted on Monday, June 14th, 2010 by Charlie Moores

Capitalising on the enthusiasm created by the sensational news of the hatching of our latest chicks, cialis 40mg we’ve been on our travels in the last few weeks to promote the GBG and build new contacts. Previous ‘days out’ have included visits to eg Southampton, London, and Birdworld: this time it was the turn of […]

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UK Great Bustard chicks hatch

Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 by Alex Stott

The Great Bustard, rx which became extinct in Britain as a nesting bird in 1832, successfully nested last year, when two pairs fledged two chicks on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire. And now the birds have produced eggs and healthy chicks for a second year running. David Waters Founder and Director of the Great Bustard Group […]

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