Press Releases

TV Report about the Great Bustard and the LIFE Project Great Bustard

On April 16th 2018 a television report was released on the Hungarian TV station M1. In this report, the Hungarian Great Bustard coordinator Miklós Lorant talks about the Great Bustard, the displaying behavior and the Great Bustard LIFE project.

The report can be viewed under the following link and starts from minute 10:

Article about the Great Bustard protection in the BVZ

On April 1st 2018 an interesting article in the BVZ about the now third LIFE project Great Bustard and the visit of the LIFE project by Dr. Felix Bergmann from the Monitoring Team (NEEMO) and Mattia Pellegrini from the European Commission (EASME).

BVZ Article (pdf, 144 KB)

Article about the Great Bustard protection in Kurier

On 22.03.2018, an interesting article about the already third LIFE Project Great Bustard, as well as the evaluation by the European Commission (EASME) and the Monitoring team (NEEMO) was published in the Kurier.

Kurier Article (pdf, 688 KB)

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)