Online talk, Thursday 13th October, 7pm. Gill Donell will be joined by panellists Professor Angelique Richardson, Lady Edwina Grosvenor and Dr Rose Wallis to discuss Thomas Hardy’s character of Tess
Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.
The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.
The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!