GREAT BUSTARD (Re-introduction)

Otis tarda - 1

 

John Aldridge

 

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2008
A female (Orange 15) from the UK re-introduction programme was found on January 10th just inside the S. Glos boundary at ST: 674 699 north of the R. Avon, Keynsham. It was present for three days, last seen on January 12th.

 

On January 26th the same female was relocated at Oldbury Power Station in flooded fields by Thornbury Yacht Club at ST: 601 933 and was subsequently seen in flight north-east, upriver, over the power station at 15:20.