Information from Aivar Leito
English translation Liis
Estonian text posted 30.08.2018
„Hauka 3“ in home territory; trail camera image Urmas Sellis
Crane Sookurg Grus grus
Dear Crane Friends!
I am happy to tell you that now the movements of our cranes with transmitters can be seen again in the Bird Migration Map (http://birdmap.5dvision.ee/EE), that is, the autumn migration 2018 season has been opened.
There are two new cranes, from the same clutch, “Soits 1“ and “Soits 2“ who were marked in the beginning of June on the eastern shore of lake Soitsjärv near the Elistvere village, only
An additional aim in marking both juveniles in a clutch is to compare their migration paths and possible differences in living modes for which until now information has been practically non-existent.
Very interesting data have already been obtained about cranes “Aivar“ and “Uko“ from the same clutch, marked last year. Their migration paths diverged already during the first spring migration: “Aivar“ stayed for summer far off in
The other observed cranes mostly spent their first summer near their hatching places. ”Hauka-