Articles

Great Bustard Winter Census | Salonta, Romania

Great Bustard Winter Census | Salonta, Romania

25 January 2021 Latest

We recorded the highest number of Great Bustards in Romania over the past decade: 40 individuals in Salonta, Bihor County.

Find out more
Nature Without Borders: Final Results

Nature Without Borders: Final Results

14 January 2021 Latest

We had 125 pupils enthusiastically engaged, for a whole year, in our contest about the mysterious Great Bustard and the natural world.

Find out more
Békés-Dánfok Visitor Centre Has Been Renewed

Békés-Dánfok Visitor Centre Has Been Renewed

16 October 2020 Latest

Békés Town is active in four intervention areas within the ROHU-14 project

Find out more
Construction Begins on the Great Bustard's Nest Visitor Centre in Salonta

Construction Begins on the Great Bustard's Nest Visitor Centre in Salonta

1 September 2020 Latest

As the order has been issued, construction may now begin.

Find out more
Talking with a Bustard-friendly Farmer

Talking with a Bustard-friendly Farmer

26 June 2020 Latest

Compensatory payments are provided from European funds to farmers who are willing to ensure the preservation of important habitats for this species.

Find out more
EXCLUSIVE: Great Bustard nest found in Romania! [press release]

EXCLUSIVE: Great Bustard nest found in Romania! [press release]

14 May 2020 Latest

After many decades of uncertainty, now we have the proof that the Great Bustard is indeed breeding in Romania. It took us 13 years of field work and, perhaps, a stroke of luck to get this confirmation.

Find out more
Pupils in Bihor County had to do simulation exercises on the nesting of the Great Bustard as early as February

Pupils in Bihor County had to do simulation exercises on the nesting of the Great Bustard as early as February

6 May 2020 Latest

It is a great joy for us to know that, through this practice, we have put the children to face a situation, which after many decades has finally become a certainty.

Find out more
Salonta, the Great Bustard sanctuary in Romania, hosted an ornithology conference on the conservation of endangered species

Salonta, the Great Bustard sanctuary in Romania, hosted an ornithology conference on the conservation of endangered species

16 March 2020 Latest

The collaboration between conservation specialists and local communities is vital for the success of endangered species conservation.

Find out more
Great Bustard Diary: How Does Winter Influence the Behaviour of the Great Bustards? [part 2/2]

Great Bustard Diary: How Does Winter Influence the Behaviour of the Great Bustards? [part 2/2]

4 March 2020 Latest

The cold season may awaken in bustards the migration instinct. But is migration inherited or learnt? We analysed seven ornithological studies and articles to answer these questions.

Find out more
Great Bustard Diary: How Does Winter Influence the Behaviour of the Great Bustards? [part 1/2]

Great Bustard Diary: How Does Winter Influence the Behaviour of the Great Bustards? [part 1/2]

26 February 2020 Latest

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.

Find out more
We have launched the "Nature without Borders" competition for schoolchildren!

We have launched the "Nature without Borders" competition for schoolchildren!

11 November 2019 Latest

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!

Find out more
The Great Bustard’s Nest

The Great Bustard’s Nest

21 June 2019 Latest

A visitor centre to bring people closer to the natural assets of Salonta

Find out more
The Great Bustard is Dead, Long Live the Great Bustard!

The Great Bustard is Dead, Long Live the Great Bustard!

11 February 2019 Latest

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?

Find out more
Great Bustards: Winter Census | Salonta, Romania

Great Bustards: Winter Census | Salonta, Romania

21 January 2019 Latest

January 2019 - the 3rd edition of the East-Pannonian Great Bustard population synchronous census in Central Europe, coordinated by our colleagues from Austria and Hungary.

Find out more
Seminars on the Great Bustard or How to Get the Bustard into the School

Seminars on the Great Bustard or How to Get the Bustard into the School

31 October 2018 Latest

4 seminars, 2 trainers, 2 cities, 16 hours, 81 participants, 18 working groups, plenty of ideas

Find out more