After an absence of any firm location data since early October, Erzhan – our most experienced traveller – has just popped up on our radar again. For the fourth year running we can confirm he is now back in a wintering flock in Sudan.
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.
Erzhan – our most seasoned traveller – has been summering in Central Kazakhstan again in 2010 but once again, in a different breeding location to the previous year. Data from Erzhan’s transmitter has led to the surprising discovery that Sociable … Continued