And they’re off… again! Our three Oriental Pratincoles fitted with satellite trackers in 2019 have started migration. Follow along as they make their way north!
Great news! Three of the satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincoles are back in Australia. Find out who won the race home!
Who will win the race back to Australia – SEC or SHE? And where in the world is SEP? Find out in the latest report for the Oriental Pratincoles on southward migration!
Three of the four Oriental Pratincoles are on the move as they continue their southward migration back to Australia.
One of the Oriental Pratincoles, SHE, appears to have completed a second breeding attempt as we continue to track the birds on their southward migration.
Despite limited data, our Oriental Pratincoles appear to be progressing slowly on southward migration.
This latest report on our satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincoles the movement pattern of one of the birds, SHE, indicates a second-breeding attempt.
The Oriental Pratincoles are surprising us again with 3 of the 4 birds appearing to be breeding for a second time!
Two birds remain on their chosen breeding sites, while the other two may have completed the breeding for the season and have begun moving south.
Massive progress north by both of our satellite-tagged Whimbrels this week with LA even reaching Russia!
All four of our satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincoles remain in their current location, presumably busy with breeding activities.
How a team of dedicated birders from Karnatka, India, set out on a three day expedition to find a satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincole nesting nearby.
Amazing news from India where a team of local birders have found the nesting site of one of the satellite-tagged birds, SEP.
A quieter week for the Oriental Pratincoles with all of our birds, except SUN, having made only local movements.
Both Whimbrels, KU and LA, have reached their stopover sites in Southern China. We wait to see if storms forecast for the region will affect their progress!
Little Curlews LS and LU have reached the coast of China, having flown non-stop from Australia!
Whimbrel migration for 2019 is on with both satellite-tagged whimbrels departed Roebuck Bay at the end of April.
After the excitement of the unpredictable and interesting journeys this project has treated us to so far, this week has been ‘uneventful’ overall.
No sooner had it appeared that all four Oriental Pratincoles were settling down to breed, when two birds have flown long distances in opposite directions!
Over the past week, a second satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincole has made a major migration flying to Taiwan.
The first of the three Little Curlews fitted with satellite transmitters by the Australasian Wader Studies Group has begun its northward migration!