This year has been a really unusual one for Sociable Lapwings in our study area around Korgalzhyn. You can read earlier blogs on our work so far this year here and here. From these posts you can see that the breeding … Continued
Following on from the initial post about survey work in Kazakhstan this year, this brief update tells the story so far from the team in the field. Cold weather and strong northerly winds persisted into late May with heavy … Continued
Between 2005-2012 Sociable Lapwings were systematically surveyed in the Korgalzhyn area of Kazakhstan as part of an intensive research project by ACBK and RSPB. Nests were located and monitored and the population fluctuated annually, but it was relatively stable with … Continued
This summer, scientists from ACBK (BirdLife in Kazakhstan) have been monitoring Sociable Lapwings again at their main study site in central Kazakhstan for the seventh year of a long term research project supported by RSPB, BirdLife International, Swarovski Optik and The UK Governments’ Darwin Initiative.