Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Settling in for the winter

Other than Ajaz, most of the birds have been relatively settled over the last week.

Maysa and Tesfaye both in Pakistan

Our tagged birds are beginning to reach their wintering grounds, although the final destination of the eastern birds in particular is as yet unknown.

Nikoo reaches Sudan

Nikoo reaches Sudan, while Tesfaye is in Pakistan – with the other tagged birds expected to settle in wintering grounds soon. Kiryl has gone missing.

More on the Tallymerjan expedition

Paul Donald, Principal Conservation Scientist at the RSPB, tells us more about the autumn surveys in Turkmenistan.

Kiryl on the move at last

Kiryl finally leaves the breeding grounds and heads off towards the Middle East and North Africa.

Sanjar reaches Saudi Arabia

Sanjar’s migration takes him deep into Saudi Arabia, while the other birds on the western flyway are not far behind.

Boris and Shirin are back in Kazakhstan

Both Boris and Shirin have made it back to Kazakhstan, and are now looking for a place to settle for breeding.

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.