Bustard experts of the Austrian LIFE+ Project and from Hungary and Slovakia meet as usual on the synchronous counting day at the border triangle to consult each other about the results of the bustard counting and to exchange information on the state of the LIFE+ Project in A and the activities after the LIFE+ Projects in H and SK (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)
Presentation “Die Großtrappe in Österreich – die aktuelle Situation sowie Ziele und Maßnahmen des laufenden LIFE+ Artenschutzprojektes” at BirdLife Austria in Vienna (A) by R. Raab (Action E.4: Central European bustard coordinator)
Dr. Felix Bergmann of the EU monitoring team is visiting the LIFE+ Project Great Bustard in the project areas “Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden” and “Waasen - Hanság” (Action E.1: General project implementation)
Project visit by LJM DI Peter Prieler (senior representative of the official hunters’ association of Burgenland) together with a film team in the project area “Parndorfer Platte - Heideboden”; presentation of the LIFE+ project by R. Raab (Action D.8: raising awareness among stakeholders in PPH and WHA respectively Action E.7: Monitoring of the Great Bustard population in PPH)
In April 2013 an article under the title "Successful Protection of the Great Bustard" was published in the "Weidwerk", the Austrian magazine for hunting and fishing. The article deals with the LIFE and the LIFE+ project.
Excursion for members of the “Naturkundlichen Gesellschaft Mostviertel” in the project area “Westliches Weinviertel“ by R. Raab (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)
Presentation “Great Bustard – conservation measures for the heaviest bird from Eurasia that is able to fly“ in Illmitz (A) in the frame of the Birdexperience 2013 by R. Raab and following excursion through the Natura 2000 area ”Waasen – Hanság“ (Action D.2: Information sessions for public relations and board meetings of the project)