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Adult male (Photo: Béla Motkó)

Adult females (Photo: Béla Motkó)

Adult male - The breeding season of the Great Bustard begins in the end of March or the beginning of April with an extremely spectacular ceremony, the so called display. While trying to impress the hen the cock inflates its neck, shoots up its tail feathers, while showing the reverse of its wings. (Photo: Béla Motkó)

Chick (Photo: Béla Motkó)

Nest with two eggs (Photo: Béla Motkó)

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1st International Symposium on Great Bustard
Conservation and Monitoring Network

(December 5-6, 2009, Beijing, China)
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