Overhead power lines to us, humans, are a symbol of necessary infrastructure. But for the globally threatened Great Bustard, collisions with power lines can be fatal.
Where are the bustards wintering and how do they cope with the harsh season? We tried to answer to some of these questions analysing seven ornithological studies and articles.
Milvus Group is inviting teachers to take part with their teams in the most challenging contest about the mysterious bustard and the natural values around us!
What would it be like to hear a story that connects the Great Bustard with Stonehenge, Sting, the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, David Attenborough, Prince Charles and a group of volunteers?
4 seminars, 2 trainers, 2 cities, 16 hours, 81 participants, 18 working groups, plenty of ideas
Heralds of the coming winter: the bustards feeding on rapeseed – their main winter food, the Hen Harriers, the Rough-legged Buzzard and the Short-eared Owl.
Collisions with medium-and high-voltage power lines are some of the most common risk and mortality factors for large birds.
The breeding season starts in March-April with a spectacular courtship called display.
Did you know that the Great Bustard has its origins in Africa, over 25 million years ago?