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Four of our satellite-tagged Far Eastern Curlews have begun their northward migration with one already sighted in Japan!
Our satellite-tagged Oriental Pratincoles continue to migrate through Asia and may complete their northward migration by the end of March.
Five Little Curlews have been fitted with satellite transmitters on Anna Plains Station in northwest Australia by the Australasian Wader Studies Group.
All four Oriental Pratincoles tagged by the Australasian Wader Studies Group in February have left Australia on northward migration.
Two of five satellite transmitters fitted on Whimbrel in 2017 are still transmitting with both birds fattening up in Broome’s Roebuck Bay.
Eight more Far Eastern Curlews have been successfully fitted with satellite transmitters in northwest Australia by the Australasian Wader Study Group for the Far Eastern Curlew Project, led by Amanda Lilleyman from Charles Darwin University.
For the first time ever, five Oriental Pratincoles caught in northwest Australia have been fitted with satellite tags by the Australasian Wader Studies Group.
A new Australian project led by Amanda Lilleyman from Charles Darwin University is bringing hope for the critically endangered Far Eastern Curlew.
Hooray to KU’s return to Australia after flying more than 19,800km on a migration journey of 195 days to and from the breeding grounds in Siberia!