- n large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes
- To us Desert Rats, they were known by a name other than, but somewhat similar to, bustard .
- Ibn Saud, Guardian of the Holy Places, King of Saudi Arabia, left his palace at Riyadh for a gazelle--bustard shoot in the flinty wilderness to the north.
- Sheik Hamed, who was primarily interested in hunting bustard with his falcons, was willing to give his "adviser" a virtually free hand.
News & Articles
- Towamencin Volunteer Fire Company to host memorial dedication, water battle Saturday
TOWAMENCIN - Saturday, July 13, will be busy for members of the Towamencin Volunteer Fire Company. First, they will dedicate a memorial near the Bustard Road station at 1590 Bustard Road. Then, they will host the 12th annual Fifth Fire District Water Battle at the same location. The Hatfield Volunteer Fire Company won the overall title at last year's event, hosted by the Perseverance Volunteer ...
July 7, 2013 - The Reporter
- Waters in Garden and Green
David Waters, founder and Director of the Great Bustard Group, said: "This is a tremendous step forward for the Great Bustard Reintroduction Project, the wildlife of the UK, Great Bustards and for me. It has been a hard struggle to get this far. I...
- Ben Bradshaw in BBC News
Environment minister Ben Bradshaw said: "This is the first attempt ever in England, and certainly the first since the 1970s in the UK as a whole, to re-introduce a species that was once resident here but is now extinct. The Great Bustard has been...