Boris’s second journey

45.3556,44.31553  30,09,13

Boris’s first move

46.900000, 46.500000 22/09/13

Irina’s third location

39.2395,42.36554

Irina’s second location

45.033,46.25 22/09/13

Irina’s First move

September 22nd 2013. 46.7,56.7

Ainur tagging venue

Ainur  is an adult female Sociable Lapwing tagged on June 4th, 2013 about 100km south west of Astana in Central Kazakhstan. In Kazakh her name means ‘shine of the moon’. 50.10493, 70.54606 In order to help our scientists spot her in a large flock during migration she was colour ringed. Her colour ring combination is [...]

Irina tagging venue

Irina is an adult female Sociable Lapwing tagged on June 4th, 2013 at Izendi, near Korgalzhyn in Central Kazakhstan. Her name means ‘peace’. 50.10435, 70.54905 In order to help our scientists spot her in a large flock during migration she was colour ringed. Her colour ring combination is green over blue on her left leg [...]

Boris tagging venue

Boris was tagged on 5th June 2013 at 50.76734, 70.16909

Abaj, Dina and Dana are on the move…

In addition to the eyewitness reports we’ve received confirming Sociable Lapwing migration is now well underway; Abaj, Dina and Dana, three of the four birds we are satellite-tracking this autumn, have also begun their post-breeding migrations.

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings recorded in Kazakhstan

BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen in Kazakhstan since 1939.