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.
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.
Burgenland: Großtrappen in einem neuen Blickfeld (pdf, 34 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)
Article on the Homepage of UNEP in Europe
On 11.04.2017 an interesting Article about the current situation of the Great Bustard is released on the homepage of UNEP in Europe. The article talks about the threats for the Great Bustard and the successfully completed Great Bustard MoU and LIFE Project Meeting in Illmitz, Austria.
PDF to the article (pdf, 134 KB)
Article in the hunting newspaper "Jagd in Tirol"
In the april issue of the newspaper "Jagd in Tirol" an extensive article about the Great Bustard, the threats and also about the LIFE projects for the conservation of the Great Bustard, is published.
Jagd in Tirol April 2017 (pdf, 9.930 KB)