Archive for June, 2015

Young Great Bustard mother and chick doing well at release site

Posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by David Waters

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The Great Bustard which nested at the first release site is doing a grand job as a first time mother. Young Great Bustards are not always considered likely to rear chicks successfully – it often takes a few years of trying to make it work. This first time breeder has endured some pretty cold and […]

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Best year yet for British bustards

Posted on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 by Alex Stott


2015 marks the 12th year of the trial reintroduction of the Great Bustard to Britain, more about and the 11th annual release of birds. The project has given the Great Bustard Group a steep and steady learning curve with improvements being made each year. The biggest breakthrough came in 2013 with the first release of […]

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