Phil and Jem find wintering Sociable Lapwings in irrigated areas in Saudi Arabia for the second year running.
Tesfaye reaches Tallymarjan on the Turkmenistan/Uzbekistan border.
Three tagged birds are now on the move back to their breeding grounds.
Nikoo is the first of our tagged birds to start her spring migration.
Rob Sheldon updates us on recent fieldwork in Saudi Arabia to locate tagged Sociable Lapwings and investigate the importance of pivot fields to wintering birds.
Ajaz joins Shirin, Nikoo and Sanjar in Sudan.
Other than Ajaz, most of the birds have been relatively settled over the last week.
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, while Tesfaye is in Pakistan – with the other tagged birds expected to settle in wintering grounds soon. Kiryl has gone missing.
Paul Donald, Principal Conservation Scientist at the RSPB, tells us more about the autumn surveys in Turkmenistan.