Great Bustard

Ebro depression / Signature birds

One of the heaviest birds capable of flight, males reach 12kgs, but females are much smaller. Very distinctive plumage, with ochre upper parts with black bars, head and neck reddish grey, belly and flight feathers white.

Great Bustards are to found on broad cereal plains and areas of natural vegetation in the Ebro Valley. In Aragón they are considered “In danger of Extinction” and the population numbers are under grave threat.

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