On 19.05.2017 the official Opening of the Observation Tower in Zurndorf takes place, in the course of the 25 years of LIFE anniversary, under the direction of member of the parliament mayor Werner Friedl, ÖGG chairman Werner Falb-Meixner, Great Bustard Coordinator Rainer Raab and Councilor Astrid Eisenkopf.

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.

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)

On 4.5.2017 excursion to the Great Bustard area, together with the preliminary school Nickelsdorf and presentation of the LIFE Project in many dialogues by Nina Schönemann. (Action E.7: Raising Awareness among stakeholders in AT3 PPH and AT4 WHA)

19th LIFE Plattform in Seekirchen Wallersee on 2. und 3.5.2017, Poster about the current LIFE Project and presentation of the LIFE Project in many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

Vortrag LIFE Plattform

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Project visit of the spanish BirdLife Partners SEO by Bustard coordinator Rainer Raab and planning of future cooperation in the course of the LIFE Project. (Action E.12: Networking with other projects)

Project visit SEO 1

Project visit SEO 2

BirdExperience Excursion to the project area together with National park guide Barbara Koflerand presentation of the LIFE Project in many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

BirdExperience Excursion 1

BirdExperience Excursion 2

Project visit by Hunter DI Josef Pröll with all district hunters from Lower Austria and Presentation of the LIFE Project in many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

Projekt visit by Josef Pröll 1

Projekt visit by Josef Pröll 2

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)

 

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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.

http://unepineurope.org/

PDF to the article (pdf, 134 KB)

Project visit by Ivan Literák and presentation of the LIFE Project in many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

Project visit by Ivan Literák 1

Project visit by Ivan Literák 2

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)

Project visit by the Kuratorium Landtechnik und Landentwicklung and presentation of the LIFE project in many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

Project visit by the Kuratorium Landtechnik und Landentwicklung 1

Project visit by the Kuratorium Landtechnik und Landentwicklung 2

Visit of the project area of the Körös-Marios National park by Rainer Raab and exchange of experiences of the implemented measurements to conserve the Great Bustard in the LIFE Project. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)

Projektbesuch Körös Maros Nationalpark 1

Projektbesuch Körös Maros Nationalpark 2

Projektbesuch Körös Maros Nationalpark 3

Club meeting in Buckow, Germany and Presentation about the LIFE Project Great Bustard as well as many dialogues by Rainer Raab. (Action E.2: Project Board Meetings and Information Events)