• The Great Bustard Search is On (1)

    7 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I am preparing for the new census of one of the rarest birds of Serbia, the globally threatened Great Bustard , taking place two days from now. Together with African Kori Bustard (which I observed on a camping trip in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve), this is the heaviest flying bird in the world. Males often reach a weight of 18 kg , a standing height of more than a metre and a wingspan of more than two and a half metres. Females are half of that size.
    It is estimated that there were more than 1000 Great Bustards in the northern lowlands of Serbia at the beginning of the 20th century...
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