Canan is an adult female Sociable Lapwing tagged on 2nd June 2015, near Zhanteke, in Kazakhstan. Her name means ‘beloved’ in Turkish.

In order to help our scientists spot her in a large flock during migration she was colour ringed. Her colour ring combination is orange over yellow on her left leg and white over white on her right leg.

Canan’s satellite tag number is 142941.