Satellite-tagging – June 2010.

Watch this extraordinary video of Dr. Rob Sheldon (RSPB) and Maxim Koshkin (ACBK) fitting one of the new satellite tracking devices to Alia on the breeding grounds, in Central Kazakhstan in June 2010.

Dr Paul Donald (RSPB) narrates – explaining how this high-tech conservation initiative will provide vital new information that will help develop conservation strategies to protect the birds and ultimately lead to a long term future for the species.

Related posts:

  1. Dr Rob Sheldon – RSPB
  2. Dr Paul Donald – RSPB
  3. The Amazing Journey begins…
  4. Satellite Tracking Explained
  5. Dr. Martin Fowlie – BirdLife International

3 Responses

  1. Rob 22. Aug, 2010 at 11:44 pm #

    Really wonderful informative video guys, thanks for this.


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