Erzhan – 5th Update

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After an absence of any firm location data for nearly one month, Erzhan announced his presence again this weekend when we received a new transmission confirming he has left Kazakhstan, passed through Russia and Georgia and has now arrived, right on cue, in Eastern Turkey.

Where have the Sociable Lapwings that were heading west got to?

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Following the exciting news earlier this week that Raushan has now embarked on a new route south on her migration and has been tracked to a location in Northern Pakistan, we now turn our attention back to the Sociable Lapwings that are following the established westerly flyway out of Kazakhstan.

Erzhan 2nd Update

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Of the birds that we have been monitoring in central Kazakhstan, Erzhan, our most seasoned traveller is perhaps, unsurprisingly, the first to make his move. He is now underway on his Autumn migration and, as you can see from his location on the map above, by August 19th he had travelled about 400 km south west of where he had been summering to the east of Lake Tengiz.