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Presumed escape
09:18 16/12/14
Presumed escape
10:55 25/11/14
24/11
18:46 17/11/14
16:30
Presumed escape
07:57 09/11/14
07:48
Presumed escape
09:16 23/10/14
08:50
Presumed escape
14:38 10/11/13
13:00
Negative news
09:02 25/04/13
Notable
20:05 24/04/13
23/04 08:45

10 reports returned.

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Llanos de Caceres, Spain
03/06/14
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Llanos de Caceres, Spain
04/06/14
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undisclosed site, Wilts
10/09/14
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Castrojerez, Spain
07/06/14
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Calera, Spain
05/04/14
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Calera, Spain
05/04/14
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Calera, Spain
05/04/14
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Petrola Plains, Spain
29/11/13
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Coral Rubio, Spain
29/11/13
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Torrijos, Spain
19/11/13
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Rio Jarama Plains, Spain
19/08/13
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Andau, Austria
18/04/13
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Near Trujillo, Spain
17/04/13
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Bonete Area, Spain
15/04/13
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Bonete Area, Spain
15/04/13
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Bonete Area, Spain
15/04/13
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Bonete Area, Spain
15/04/13
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Tiapoles, Spain
20/02/05
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La Serena, Spain
21/03/13
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undisclosed site, Spain
10/03/13
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Albacete, Spain
07/04/12
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Grassland plain, Portugal
18/03/12
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Ringstead Bay, Dorset
17/12/11
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Trujillo, Spain
30/10/11
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Castro Verde, Portugal
11/10/11

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Great Bustard has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):

Ayr (1)
Berks (1)
Cambs (3)
Carmarthen (1)
Cork (1)
Cornwall (3)
Cumbs (1)
Devon (6)
Dorset (2)
E Sussex (2)
E Yorks (1)
East Glamorgan (1)
Essex (2)
Glos (1)
Hants (4)
Jersey (1)
Kent (15)
Lincs (2)
London (1)
N Yorks (2)
Norfolk (9)
Northumbs (2)
Notts (1)
Orkney (3)
Shetland (2)
Somerset (6)
Suffolk (3)
Tipperary (1)
Wilts (19)

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Great Bustard breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Austria
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Germany
Hungary
Moldova
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Spain
Turkey
Ukraine

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Wed 19/01/11
RSPB: Breathing new life into Salisbury Plain
RSPB Breathing new life into Salisbury Plain
An ambitious programme to return the world's heaviest flying bird to the UK has been given a considerable lift from the EU.  read on read on
Thu 10/06/10
RSPB: Great Bustards on the rise
RSPB Great Bustards on the rise
Reintroduction scheme sees four new bustard chicks roaming the plains of Wiltshire.  read on read on
Tue 02/06/09
RSPB: The first Great Bustard chicks in the UK
RSPB The first Great Bustard chicks in the UK
Two female Great Bustards from the UK reintroduction have reared young for the first time in 177 years.  read on read on
Thu 25/09/08
Great Bustards to be released on Salisbury Plain
Great Bustards to be released on Salisbury Plain
Researchers at the University of Bath and conservationists from the Great Bustard Group will be releasing 19 birds as part of an ongoing reintroduction project in the UK.  read on read on
Tue 24/07/07
Great Bustards Nest Again in UK
Great Bustards Nest Again in UK
A female from the UK reintroduction has nested in England - the first Great Bustard nest in the UK for 175 years.  read on read on
Wed 17/05/06
The Great Bustard Reintroduction Project
The Great Bustard Reintroduction Project
There have been some exciting events recently regarding the Great Bustard reintroduction project that is underway on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. Several of these birds have featured on our news pages. Find out more about the project and the movements of some of the birds.  read on read on

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