Tag Archives: Irina

Heading north

Shirin reaches Azerbaijan on her journey back to the breeding grounds.

Hanna is on the move again

As Sociable Lapwings start travelling north in their spring migration, Hanna is the first tagged bird to make a move.

Winter habitat use in Africa and India

Satellite tags not only help us follow birds on migration, but also enable us to track their use of habitats during their winter season.

Settling down for the winter

After their long and amazing journeys, our tagged Sociable Lapwings settle down for the winter months.

Border crossings

Sociable Lapwing movements highlight the need for cross-boundary conservation co-operation.

Syria, Saudi Arabia and Sudan

The amazing journey continues as Shirin reaches Africa.

Onwards into the Middle East

Five birds tracked in five different countries, as the western flock moves further south.

Irina flys again!

In an unexpected turn of events, Irina reappears!

Summer on the steppe

This summer Boris and Irina returned safely to the breeding grounds, having wintered in Sudan and Saudi Arabia respectively, although after their long journeys neither bird ended up where we expected.

“My search for Irina in Tabuk”

Following the discovery that Irina had reached North West Saudi Arabia in late October, further satellite transmissions mid-November indicated she was still present near Tabuk.