Press Releases

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)

Article in "Bezirksblätter Neusiedl"

On 22.03.2017 an interesteing article about the success of Great Bustard conservation from the last 12,5 years is released.

Bezirksblatt Neusiedl Teil 1 (pdf, 873 KB)

Bezirksblatt Neusiedl Teil 2 (pdf, 657 KB)

Several articles about the successful conservation of the Great Bustard

On May 10th several online articles and newspaper articles are published on ORF.burgenland, BVZ and They mainly talk about the last 12,5 years of successful conservation of the Great Bustard in the westpannonian area. on 10.03.2017 (PDF, 107 KB) on 10.03.2017 (PDF, 26 KB) am 10.03.2017 (PDF, 31 KB)

Newspaper article on 10.03.2017 (PDF, 257 KB)

Newspaper article on 10.03.2017 (PDF, 285 KB)

Newspaper article on 10.03.2017 (PDF, 944 KB)



TV Report about the Conservation of the Great Bustard on Burgenland Heute

On "Burgenland Heute" an interesting report about the success of the last LIFE Projects "Conservation of the Great Bustard" is released. Landesrätin Eisenkopf, National park manager Kurt Kirchberger, ÖGG Chairman Werner Falb-Meixner, Representative of UNEP/CMS Tilman Schneider and Bustard coordinator Rainer Raab talk about the big success in Conservation of the Great Bustard in the west pannonian area.

Burgenland Heute 10.03.2017

ORF TV Report about the Great Bustard in "Burgenland Heute"

At the last Bustard Monitoring, Rainer Raab was accompanied by an ORF TV Team to film an interesting short report about the Great Bustards in ihr tri-boarder region. The report can be viewed under the following link.  

ORF-Report 24.01.2017



Extensive chapter in the Report "Biologische Vielfalt in Österreich" of the Federal Environment Agency

In December 2012 an extensive chapter about the global situation, as well as many other interesting topics of the Great Bustard is published in the Report "Entwicklung der biologischen Vielfalt in Österreich".

Biologische Vielfalt in Österreich (pdf, 13,6 MB)