Press Releases

National Report 2018 Great Bustard published by CMS

On March 9th 2018, the National Report 2018 for the Great Bustard in Austria was published on the homepage of the Covention of Migratory Species in addition to the national reports of other member states. The report covers the development of the Great Bustard population since 2001, as well as results from the implemented and ongoing LIFE project Great Bustard.

2018 National Reports from Signatories - Austria (CMS/GB/MOS4/Inf.6.8) (pdf, 3.501 KB) 

Golden Jackal Article in the February issue of Universum Magazine

The February issue of Universum Magazine features an extensive article on the Golden Jackal and its impact on wildlife and the endangerment of the Great Bustard.

Wieviel Goldschakal vertragen wir? (pdf, 728 KB)

Several Radio Reports by Miklós Lóránt in the Radio Station MR1 Kossuth

Facebook Post reaches 59.000 people on Facebook

On October 31st 2017 a Great Bustard photo by Franz Josef Kovacs reached more than 59.000 people on Facebook and received more than 3.000 reactions, comments and shares.



Sad news from "Sitzendorf an der Schmida"

On July 21 an article is published about two dead Great Bustards. One of the Bustards had an injured wing and the second one was killed by a mower. That is a good example, that we still have a lot work in front of us for protecting Great Bustards.

Tot: Zwei Trappen in einer Woche (pdf, 213 KB)


Interesting article about the LIFE Project Great Bustard in a hungarian Online Journal

On July 8th 2017 an interesting article about the LIFE Project Great Bustard is published in an important hungarian Online Journal. The focus lays on the important cooperation with farmers and agrotechnology enterprises.

Die Zeit der Großtrappe - Im Vogelschutz zählt man auf die Landwirte (PDF, 535 KB)

ORF TV Report and several Newspaper Articles about the opening of the Great Bustard Observation Tower Zurndorf

ORF-Report about the official Opening of the LIFE+ Observation Tower Zurndorf. The opening of the tower was held in the course of the 25 years of LIFE anniversary and was a big success. Next to Bustard coordinator Rainer Raab, member of the parliament and mayor Werner Friedl, Councilor Astrid Eisenkopf and ÖGG chairmen Werner Falb-Meixner were present.

ORF-TV Report from the 19.05.2017

Burgenland: Großtrappen in einem neuen Blickfeld (pdf, 34 KB)

Gute Sicht auf Großtrappen (pdf, 574 KB)

Stromleitung unter der Erde schützen Großtrappen (pdf, 826 KB)

Aussichtsturm für Großtrappen (pdf, 1.653 KB)

1.475 Reactions on a Facebook post about the Great Bustard

On May 15th 2017 a Facebook post, on the popular Birdwatching Facebook page "Birds" received 1.475 "Likes" and was shared 336 times on other pages and profiles.

Article in the national magazine "Geo-Magazin"

On 11.05.2017 an interesting article about the Great Bustard conservation in Hungary including the implemented measurements in the LIFE Project is published in the national magazine "Geo-Magazin".

Geo-Magazin Article (pdf, 4.338 KB)

Tagged AUKI 57 found dead

Sad news about our tagged AUKI 57 on 29.03.2017: On his way back from his wintering habitat on Kreta, the Imperial Eagle collided with an unmarked high power voltage line in Hungary. More infos can be found under following link.

Life and death of OSLI, the young imperial eagle (pdf, 301 KB)