Protection of the Great Bustard

July 31, 2017
Posted in Birds
July 31, 2017 FACE

promote the population growth of the great bustard creation of numerous special bustard conservation areas in Austria within the agri-environmental program; creation of roughly 70ha fallow strips each year from 2003-2006; creation of suitable nesting sites; control of red fox numbers hunters were involved in much of the on-the-ground work

Country: Austria
Starting date:
Species: Great Bustard (Otis Tarda)
Species characteristics: Protected species, Threatened species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife
Leading partners: community of interest Europe reserve Parndorf - Heideboden (ISPP)Burgenland Hunting Association ( of the Burgenland Provincial Government (

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