A LWfG in front and a WfG in the rear. Copyright Jari Kostet

Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project


Observations 2019


Choose filter:    
   with images my observations                
12 December 2019, Cserepesi-szántó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 juv. Adult pair, plus 2 juveniles, without rings, with 700 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Cserepesi-szántó, (HUN HNPD) Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

11 December 2019, Görbe-hát, Hortobágy National Park, Nagyhegyes, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Adult male with 700 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger), Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 December 2019, Kungyörgy major, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 23 LWfG observed - 23 Ad. No overlap with the 48 individuals at Kékes on the same day, this means 71 individuals were present at the area! With 1500 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Kungyörgy-puszta (HU HNPD) Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

11 December 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 48 LWfG observed - 48 Ad. 2 adults toward Gyökérkút-fishponds with 6000 GWfG. The remainig 46 individuals were between the two roads (the one to the Fishponds and one to Kungyörgy), many families were amongst them. Approximately 20-30% of the LWfG were younglings, but it was impossible to count. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Kékes-puszta (HU, HNPD) Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

07 December 2019, Szentkozma-puszta, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 juv. Adult pair plus two juveniles. On wheat field with 3000 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger), Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

03 December 2019, Limnochori, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 96 LWfG observed. At least 96 lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake so far away from the east dike and the observation poin. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

01 December 2019, Szatmáritelek, Hortobágy, Hajdú-bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 500 GWfG. Source: Péter Gyüre, Ibolya Csíder (HNPD staff). Map:

01 December 2019, Kungyörgy, Hortobágy, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 6 LWfG observed - 5 Ad 1 juv. Next to Kungyörgy-Fishpond. Two adults, plus family with one juvenile, plus one adult, with 1500 GWfG. Source: Péter Gyüre, Ibolya Csíder (HNPD staff). Map:

01 December 2019, Máta, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. One plus one adult separately with 1200 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

30 November 2019, Cserepesi-szántó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 12 LWfG observed - 8 Ad 4 juv. Family with 3 juveniles, plus adult pair, plus 3 adults, plus one adult and one immature separately, with 500 GWfG. Source: József Kecskés. Map:

30 November 2019, Polgár-fishponds, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair, plus one adult. At an arable land, on the opposite side of the road than the Fishponds. With 16 000 GWfG and 17 RbG and 5 Greylags around the fishponds Source: Gábor Tihanyi (HNPD ranger), József Kecskés. Map:

29 November 2019, Poros-hát, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 630 GWfG Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

29 November 2019, Máta, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 27 LWfG observed - 17 Ad 10 juv. Hard to count because they were moving continously. Four families at least with 2-3-2-1 juveniles + 3 adult pair + 5 (3 adults + 2 juveniles) with 4 000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Máta (HNP, Hungary) Photo: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger).

29 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. One plus one adult separately, with 17 770 GWfG and 520 Greylags. Source: Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

29 November 2019, Derecske, Nagy-nyomás, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 700 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

29 November 2019, Hortobágy-halastó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 80 GWfG, next to the village. Source: Péter Gyüre. Map:
lwfg
Adult LWfG next to the village at Hortobágy Fishponds (HNP, Hungary) Photo: Péter Gyüre.

27 November 2019, Kungyörgy major, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 7 Ad. With 700 GWfG, at Ludas-rét, north from the Kungyörgy major. Source: Zoltán Ecsedi (HEA staff). Map:

26 November 2019, Limnochori, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 96 LWfG observed. At least 96 lwfg The birds were divided into two groups, the first group was at the eastern part of the riparian forest with 25 birds, the other group (with 71 lwfg) they were at the eastern part of the mouth of the river so far away from the observation poin. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

26 November 2019, Görbe-hát, Hortobágy National Park, Nagyhegyes, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 2000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

26 November 2019, Kungyörgy major, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 26 LWfG observed - 13 Ad 13 juv. One adult with 10 juveniles together, one family with two juveniles, one adult with one juvenile, plus one adult separately. At the arable land 8 adults (3 pairs and two adults separately). The individuals at the grassland with 1650 GWfG, at the arable land with 5500 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Kungyörgy-puszta (HNP, Hungary) Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

25 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 7400 GWfG and 130 Greylags. Source: Dániel Balla. Map:

24 November 2019, Kungyörgy major, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 500 GWfG. Source: Tamás Emri, Barna Mihály Zöld. Map:

24 November 2019, Braila, Insula Mare Brailei, Braila, Romania 3 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 1 juv. Family group among ~3500 whitefronts feeding on maize stubble. Source: Emil Todorov, Dorin Damoc, Dani Dr?gan, Andrei Dinu. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Emil Todorov (SOR/Birdlife Romania).

24 November 2019, Braila, Insula Mare Brailei, Braila, Romania 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 juv. Family group among ~2800 whitefronts, feeding on winter wheat. Source: Emil Todorov, Andrei Dinu . Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Emil Todorov (SOR/Birdlife Romania).

23 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 6800 GWfG and 650 Greylags. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

23 November 2019, Balta Alba, Balta Alba Lake, Buzau, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Szabo Joszef . Map: External

22 November 2019, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 2300 LWfG observed. Fly to the freedom ... Source: Reza Mohammadpour . Map:
lwfg
To the future ... Photo: Reza Mohammadpour .

22 November 2019, Kecskeri reservoir, Hortobágy National Park, Karcag, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 1 juv. Adult pair, plus one adult, plus one juvenile separately, with 22 000 GWfG. Source: István Kapocsi (HNPD head of rangers), József Katona (HNPD ranger), Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Fishpond XI., Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 4 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles, plus adult pair, with 2300 GWfG Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Kungyörgy major, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 12 LWfG observed - 9 Ad 3 juv. 9 adult with 3 juveniles, at Kungyörgy-puszta north from the Kungyörgy-major with 4200 GWfG Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 18 LWfG observed - 6 Ad 12 juv. 6 adult with 12 juveniles, with 4600 GWfG Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 5000 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Kecskeri reservoir, Hortobágy National Park, Karcag, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 1 Ad 2 2cy. Adult, plus two immatures all three were moving separately, with 32 000 GWfG. Source: Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger), Ákos Monoki (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Adult pair, plus adult male, plus adult female with 16950 GWfG and 1255 Greylags Source: Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

21 November 2019, Zám-puszta, Csirés, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 juv. Adult pair plus two juveniles with 6575 GWfG. Source: Zoltán Ecsedi (HEA staff). Map:

21 November 2019, Nyári-járás, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. The same adult pair, as before at Görbe-hát, with 1000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Görbe-hát, Hortobágy National Park, Nagyhegyes, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair plus one adult separately with 400 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 24 000 GWfG plus 30 Greylags. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 November 2019, Virágoskúti-halastó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 6 Ad 1 juv. Family with one juvenile, plus adult pair, plus two adults separately, at lake no. I. with 22 000 GWfG. Source: József Kecskés. Map:

21 November 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair, plus one adult, with 18 000 GWfG Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), Laura Godó. Map:

20 November 2019, Ökör-föld, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles. The male had a white mark at the left side of his head, between his eye and forehead. With 2000 GWfG, altogether 10 000 wild geese were present at ther area. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

19 November 2019, Bogárzó, Kunmadaras, Hortobágy National Park, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Limnochori, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 97 LWfG observed. At least 97 lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake far away from the east dike. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

18 November 2019, Kecskeri reservoir, Hortobágy National Park, Karcag, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 9400 GWfG. Source: Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 300 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Agyagos, Nagyiván, Hortobágy National Park, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 12 000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 14 LWfG observed - 13 Ad 1 juv. 1 ind. at Bogárzó, 13 at Cs?szház. 11 000 GWfG at the area. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 7000 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 November 2019, Fecske-rét, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 1500 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

17 November 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair Source: Miklós Nagy. Map:

16 November 2019, Agyagos, Nagyiván, Hortobágy National Park, Hungary 8 LWfG observed - 5 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles, plus adult pair, plus one adult. With 10 000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), Laura Godó. Map:

16 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 21 LWfG observed - 13 Ad 8 juv. Two families with 4-4 juveniles, plus 3 adult pair, plus 1+1+1 adult, neither of them had rings. With 2600 GWfG, 70 Greylags and 8 RbG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
Photo: János Tar .

16 November 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 6 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles + one adult with 275 Greylags and 59 GWfG. Source: Miklós Nagy. Map:

15 November 2019, Agyagos, Nagyiván, Hortobágy National Park, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles with 6000 GWfG Source: Laura Godó. Map:

15 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Next to the road to the fishponds, with 120 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger). Map:

14 November 2019, Kenderes, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 4400 GWfG and 50 Greylags. Source: Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger). Map:

13 November 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 99 LWfG observed. At least 99 lwfg are feeding (far away from the observation point) at the eastern part of the mouth of the river, among them mr Blue. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

13 November 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 6 LWfG observed - 6 Ad. 3+2+1 adults, with approximately 25 000 GWfG and 1000 Greylags. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

13 November 2019, Kecskeri reservoir, Hortobágy National Park, Karcag, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 juv. At Vajas, south from Kecskeri. Adult pair with two juveniles, with approximately 4000 GWfG Source: Ádám Kiss (HNPD ranger). Map:

13 November 2019, Balta Alba, Balta Alba Lake, Buzau, Romania 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Dorin Damoc, Dani Dragan, Fântâna Ciprian. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Fântâna Ciprian.

11 November 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Without ring, with 300 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. 1+1 adults, with 20 000 GWfG. Source: Attila Simay, Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

10 November 2019, Fecske-rét, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 9 LWfG observed - 6 Ad 3 juv. Family with 3 juveniles with 500 GWfG 40 Greylags, 2 Beans and 200 Mallards. The two pairs were with 3000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger), Richárd Kvetko. Map:

09 November 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair + adult. In a mixed flock of 300 wild geese, but altogether approximately 24 000 wild geese were present in the area. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

09 November 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 9 LWfG observed - 5 Ad 4 juv. Adult+juvenile+family with one juvenile+family with two juveniles with approximately 18 000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

07 November 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 4600 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

05 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 4 juv. Adult pair with three juveniles + adult + juvenile with 100 GWfG. Source: Dániel Balla et al.. Map:

05 November 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair + adult with 4000 GWfG. Source: Dániel Balla et al.. Map:

04 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 4 juv. Adult pair with three juveniles +adult + juvenile with 120 GWfG and 4 Greylags. Source: Zoltán Ecsedi (HEA staff), Tamás Zalai (HEA staff) et al.. Map:

04 November 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Within a mixed flock of maximum 2500 GWfG and 500 Greylags. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

03 November 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. At least 85 lwfg are feeding close to the mouth of the river. They were at the eastern part of the mouth of the river so far away from the observation point ( some estimates for +10 birds). Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

03 November 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 4 juv. With 100 GWfG, probably the same 2+5 individuals, who were observed prior at Bivalyos. Source: Tamás Emri, Barna Mihály Zöld, Dániel Balla . Map:

01 November 2019, Virágoskúti-halastó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. At lake no. IV. with 7500 GWfG and 2600 Greylags. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

01 November 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Dániel Balla, Zoltán Ecsedi (HEA staff). Map:

31 October 2019, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 1800 LWfG observed. There are 1800 ind. lwfg with 1200 ind. Greylag goose, and 6000 ind Ruddy shelduck. Source: Omid Yousefi .M. Map:
lwfg
Aras Dam Lakke, West azarbayjan Provice,IRAN Photo: Photo by :Omid Yousefi.

30 October 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Two adults seperately, with 4000 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

30 October 2019, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 1800 LWfG observed. A memorable autumn for immigrants Source: Reza Mohammadpour . Map:
lwfg
An adventure trip to stay alive Photo: .

29 October 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 4 juv. Adult pair with 3 juveniles + one adult and one juvenile with 120 GWfG and 35 Greylags. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

28 October 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 50 Greylags and 4700 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Zsolt Gyömbér (HNPD ranger). Map:

28 October 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 4 juv. Adult pair with 3 juveniles + one adult + one juvenile, without rings. With 320 Greylags and 70 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Zsolt Gyömbér (HNPD ranger). Map:

27 October 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 3 juv. With 210 GWfG and 180 Greylags. Source: Dániel Balla, József Katona (HNPD ranger), Zoltán Oláh (HEA staff). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at lake Bivalyos (HNP, Hungary) Photo: Dániel Balla.

27 October 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult + adult pair, with 420 GWfG Source: Dániel Balla, József Katona (HNPD ranger), Zoltán Oláh (HEA staff). Map:

26 October 2019, Jilavele, Jilavele, Ialomita, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Cotoara Andrei, Cristian Mihailescu, Anca Mihailescu. Map: External

26 October 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed - 4 Ad 3 juv. Adult pair + adult pair with 3 juveniles without ring. With 320 GWfG and 75 Greylags. Source: János Tar (HNPD). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Bivalyos (HNP Hungary) Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

24 October 2019, Elep-fishponds, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Old pair at lake no. III. with 800 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

24 October 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 3 juv. Adult pair with 3 juveniles together, with 2500 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

24 October 2019, Csécs-fishponds, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 4 Ad 1 juv. At lake no. IV. adult pair with one juvenile, at lake no. V. adult pair. Atohether 38 RbG, 4800 GWfG and 1000 Greylags were observed. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

23 October 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Old LWfG at 15:30, within a mixed flock of 2000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

23 October 2019, Kecskeri reservoir, Hortobágy National Park, Karcag, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. At Vajas, south from the Kecskeri. Source: Ákos Monoki (HNPD ranger). Map:

22 October 2019, Bivalyhalmi-Halastó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult + adult pair at lake no. II. with 6500 GWfG and 850 Greylags Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger). Map:

20 October 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. At least 85 lwfg are feeding close to the mouth of the river. They were at the western part of the mouth of the river so far away from the observation point (there were some estimates for +10 birds). Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

18 October 2019, Csécs-fishponds, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Probably male, at Csécs no IV. with 800 Greylags and 60 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), József Katona (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
Adult LWfG at Csécs no. IV. (HNP, Hungary) Photo: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger).

16 October 2019, Csécs-fishponds, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. At fishpond no. III. with 2300 Greylags and 30 GWfG Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
Old LWfG at Csécs-fishpond III. (HNP, Hungary) Photo: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger).

10 October 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. At least the 85 lwfg are feeding with 75 Greylag at the mouth of the river. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

09 October 2019, Virágoskúti-halastó, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. At lake no. 2. with 4800 Greylags and 35 GWfGs (the first families with juveniles just arrived today and yesterday). Source: János Tar (HNPD). Map:

07 October 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. The lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake close to the mouth of the river. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

06 October 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. At least 85 lwfg are feeding close to the mouth of the river very far from the eastern embankment of the lake. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

01 October 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 85 LWfG observed. Late the afternoon at least 85 lwfg (+8lwfg than the last observation the morning of the same day) are feeding east of the mouth of the river. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

30 September 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 Ad 5 juv. With 3800 Greylags Source: János Tar (HNPD). Map:

26 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 77 LWfG observed. The lwfg are feeding close to the mouth of the river. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

24 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 77 LWfG observed. The birds were divided into two groups, the nearby group was at the eastern part of the mouth of the river with 15 birds (13 ad + 2 juv / 1family with 2 juv), the other group (with 62 lwfg) they were at the western part of the mouth of the river so far away from the observation point and it was impossible to determine the ages of the birds. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:
lwfg
24 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 77 LWfG observed Photo: Kostas Papadopoulos.

23 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 75 LWfG observed. The lwfg feeding at the mouth of the river after the riparian forest. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

22 September 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 Ad 5 juv. Source: János Tar (HNPD), Orsolya Tar. Map:

22 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 73 LWfG observed. The flock with the lwfg feeding at the western part of the mouth of the river very far from the observatory. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

21 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 73 LWfG observed. At least 73 lwfg feeding at the eastern part of the mouth of the river.At least 13 juveniles. Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos). Map:

20 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 26 LWfG observed. At least 26 lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake nearby at the mouth of the river. (Long-distance observation and first record for this period in Lake Kerkini). Source: LKMA team (Kostas Papadopoulos / Theodoros Naziridis). Map:

20 September 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 70 LWfG observed - 40 Ad 10 juv. At least 70 LWfG arrived in Lake Kerkini National Park. 26 of them sometime during the night (Mr. Blue and his family among them), the rest of them at around 12:00 oclock. At least 40 adults, at least 10 juveniles Source: LKMA team (Th. Naziridis, K. Papadopoulos). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Lake Kerkini, 20th of September 2019 Photo: Th. Naziridis.

19 September 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 7 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 Ad 5 juv. Source: János Tar (HNPD). Map:

03 September 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 92 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 87 individuals (24 juveniles) observed from early morning. In afternoon the flock size had increased to 92 ind. by addition of one brood of 3 juveniles, so totally 11 broods this autumn. Source: Tomas Aarvak, Ingar Jostein Øien & Risto Karvonen NOF-BirdLife Norway - Finnish LWfG working group Finland. Map:
lwfg
Parts of the 92 flock of LWfG at the Valdak Marshes. Photo: Ingar Jostein Øien.

27 August 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 86 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

22 August 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 87 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 63 Ad 24 juv. It is as yet unknown exactly how many broods we have this autumn as various groups of Lessers visits the marshes in the late evening. Today the bird Finn was observed with a female and two goslings. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

20 August 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 70 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 56 Ad 14 juv. Another flock, including mr Blue with female and two goslings seen at the Valdak Marshes in the evening. Altogether 14 goslings in 7 broods shows the production is low in 2019. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:
lwfg
Mr Blue with family of two goslings and a pair with 5 goslings. Photo: Tomas Aarvak.

14 August 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 58 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 39 Ad 19 juv. 7 broods seen today. More birds are expected. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

13 August 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 6 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 4 Ad 2 juv. First Lessers observed this autumn - One ad pair with 2 goslings and a pair without. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

22 June 2019, Erkuta, Yamal, Russia 0 LWfG observed. Nine nests were found in our monitoring area Source: A.Sokolov, O.Pokrovskaya, V.Sokolov, N.Sokolov, D.Ehrich. Map: External
lwfg
LWFG on the nest in Erkuta, Yamal Photo: A.Sokolov.

17 June 2019, Alta river delta, Finnmark, Norway 1 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 1 2cy. Source: Ken Gøran Uglebakken, Risto Karvonen &Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:
lwfg
A young Lesser in the same area as a large numbrr of other geese at Rørholmen. Photo: Tomas Aarvak.

15 June 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 3 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 3 2cy. Partly keeping together with approx. 50 greylags. Source: Ingar Jostein Øien, NOF-BirdLife Norway. Map:

10 June 2019, early breeding area survey, Finnmark, Norway 41 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 15 Ad 26 2cy. The 2019 survey was conducted late for weather related reasons and few breeding pairs were located as expected. A large number of one year olds were found, confirming spring migration observations that these have had a very good survival since last autumn. One nest was confirmed in a territory located last year. Source: Risto Karvonen & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway.
lwfg
An adult pair inspecting us at close range. Photo: Tomas Aarvak.

06 June 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 13 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 13 2cy. Many of the youngsters are still hanging around at the Valdak Marshes. Source: Risto Karvonen, Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

31 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 21 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 4 Ad 17 2cy. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

29 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 21 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 8 Ad 13 2cy. Mr. Blue was also seen this morning. He and the mrs is commuting between the nest site and staging site in the fjord in the egg laying period. Interestingly we also had a pure flock of 13 2cy in the evening. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

26 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 20 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 14 Ad 6 2cy. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

23 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 44 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 17 pairs and 10 hangarounds. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

20 May 2019, Alta river delta, Finnmark, Norway 4 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 4 Ad. Two adults pairs! Source: Edmund Johansen, Alta. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Edmund Johansen, Alta.

20 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 41 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Spring is early, so the pairs leave quickly for the breeding area. Mr. Blue probably moved in today as he was not seen in the evening. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

18 May 2019, Alta river delta, Finnmark, Norway 2 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 2cy. Source: Edmund Johansen, Alta. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Edmund Johansen, Alta.

17 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 60 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 52 Ad 8 2cy. 25 pairs, 2 single ad + the youngsters. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:
lwfg
A 2cy pair which is not included in the potential breeding pairs count. Photo: Tomas Aarvak.

16 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 80 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 67 Ad 13 2cy. 32 pairs, 3 single ad + the youngsters. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

16 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 2 LWfG observed. 07:20-07:24 saddenly passed N very close with a Greylag. Flew low and turned after the cape of Vähä- Härkäsäikkä more W towards Ojalylänlahti, where I could not find the later. Reintroduced? Source: . Map:

16 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 4 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 06:53-07:02 passed observing point 06:53 500 m S of me towards NE, passing Huikku ferry harbour 500-1000 m on E side. First 20 m high, rising to hundreds of m. The last Fennoscandian LWfG of this spring in Nortehrn Ostrobothnia? Source: Juha Markkola / LWfG team of WWF Finland. Map:

16 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 3 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 04:56-05:15 in sight, passed 04:00 50 m high. 05:09 at least 500 m high, finally at last 700 m, still rising. Direction NNW-NW. Source: Juha Markkola / LWfG team of WWF Finland. Map:

16 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 12 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 03:07-03:19 in sight, passing c 700 m E of the observing point N-NNW later turning more NW. First very low, later rising to 200-300 m. Source: Juha Markkola / LWfG team of WWF Finland. Map:

16 May 2019, Säärenperä, Siikajoki, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 15 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At 03.02 a flock of 12 left on migration and was confirmed at Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto at 03.07. At 03.30 a flock of 3 was found on the tip of the coastal meadow and followed up until they took off after long lasting swimming at 04.55, these were sawn also from Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto. Source: Arto Niemi, Juha Markkola, Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

15 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 22 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 04:14 22 passed N-NNW 500-1000 m E of obs. point. Disappeared from sight 04:18. Source: Juha Markkola / LWfG team of WWF Finland. Map:

15 May 2019, Iso Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland 13 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 03:30 a flock of 13 N-NNW c 1 km E of observing point Source: Juha Markkola. Map:

15 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 96 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 86 LWfG on migration, 10 stable at Siikajoki and Hailuoto. At Säärenperä, Siikajoki, a flock of 28 LWfG started migration by swimming on the sea at 02.50, another flock of 23 geese took off at 03.22 and the flocks combined in distance as a flock of 51 geese. At the same time, a flock of 13 LWfG was observed flying N from Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto. At 04.02 a flock of 5 and a flock of 17 took off from Säärenperä and continued together, this flock (22 LWfG) was observed also From the Härkäsäikkä, Hailuoto. At Siikajoki, at least 10 LWfG were found stable in the fields and coastal meadows. Source: Juha Markkola, Arto Niemi, Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

15 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 81 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). incl. mr Blue and the metal x metal right pair (used to have colour ring codes Orange-Green right (male) & White-Orange right (female). There are at least 11 2cy individuals. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

13 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 103 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Lessers, including Mr Blue, feeding on fields and coastal meadows. Source: Arto Niemi, Juha Markkola, Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

11 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 2 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 Ad. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

10 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 2 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 2 Ad. First adult pair seen this spring. Source: Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

07 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 104 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 104 Lessers on the fields. Three ringed birds: Finn, Mr. Blue and one with only metal ring. Source: Arto Niemi, Tapio Kostet and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

07 May 2019, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 1 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 1 Ad. First single bird observed this spring in Finnmark - it was following a bean goose as that moved around in the area. Source: Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway. Map:

06 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 103 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 103-106 Lessers feeding on fields, Mr.Blue with the family included. Source: Arto Niemi, Tapio Kostet, Heikki Holmström, Reijo Korvenpää and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

05 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 81 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Additional arrivals after morning count: At 15.25 61-62 birds with voices were found in flight extremely high altitude and shortly, after 4km flight still very high (but twice lower) on the next observation point. The flock partly shared while loosing height and continued NE and turned E when getting down 50 m above sea level and out of sight. At 16.04 the flock (now only 50-51) returned and landed on the coastal meadow. At 17.10, started the normal daily rhytm for dinner at the fields, and after all, 73 LWfG were counted feeding on the fields, including Mr. Blue with the family. Source: Petri Hottola, Arto Niemi, Tapio Kostet, Mika Jokikokko, Pauli Jokikokko and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team. Map:

04 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 20 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At 15.56 4 ad came from South in migration-flight dropping directly to the tip of coastal meadows at 16.01, at 17.25 3 ad (one with missing feathers on left primaries) came following the shoreline from Eastwards and landed 17.28 on the coastal meadow. Later in the evening count on fields 20 individuals. Source: Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland field team. Map:

03 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 13 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). On the field at the morning after several hours observing, 13 was found shortly in groups 7, 4 and 2, while the snowstorm was on and lasted until the night. Source: Source:Arto Niemi, Jaani Mustonen, Otso Valkeeniemi and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

02 May 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 63 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 63 Lessers on the area, Mr. Blue observed with the family.After this there is no reported observations of LWfG on the area. Source: Tapio Kostet, conveyed by Risto Karvonen WWF Finland field team and GSM follow up by Birdlife Norway. Map:

01 May 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 80 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Mr. Blue observed with the family. Source: Tapio Kostet, conveyed by Risto Karvonen WWF Finland field team and GSM follow up by Birdlife Norway. Map:

01 May 2019, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland 11 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). The first pair was seen already at 30th April in hard id-conditions, at the evening 1st May 9ad was found during evening flight and feeding on the fields, 2 un-aged was found later on the same area. Source: Source:Juha Markkola, Arto Niemi, Petri Hottola, Mika Jokikokko and Pauli Jokikokko, conveyed by Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team.. Map:

29 April 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 98 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: Tapio Kostet, Samuli Haapasalo, conveyed by Risto Karvonen WWF Finland field team and GSM follow up by Birdlife Norway. Map:

27 April 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 110 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: Tapio Kostet, Samuli Haapasalo and Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland field team and GSM follow up by Birdlife Norway. Map:

25 April 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 108 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: Tapio Kostet, Risto Karvonen/ WWF field team Finland. Map:

24 April 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 2cy. With approximately 30 GWfG, flies very well. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
Imm. LWfG at Rókás, HNP, Hungary Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

23 April 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 102 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Mr Blue with the family, Finn ringed 2006 in Norway, observed Source: Leho Aaslaid, Toomas Vihkerpuur, Maije Vihkerpuur (local observers) and Tapio Kostet, Risto Karvonen/field team WWF Finland and GSM follow up by Birdlife Norway. Map:

21 April 2019, Käina Bay, Käina, Hiiumaa, Estonia 108 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). feeding on the coastal meadow in approriate distance. Source: Esa Aalto, Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland LWfG field team/Birdlife Norway GSM follow up . Map:

20 April 2019, Laidzes Ezers, Kurzeme, Latvia 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. One unringed adult with a group of 200 Ansalb and 1 Ansfabros and 1 Braleu within a larger flock (800) Ansalb feeding on fields. Source: Esa Aalto, Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland LWfG field team. Map:

17 April 2019, Osowiec, Biebrza Basin, Podlaskie, Poland 35 LWfG observed. The LWfG mr. Blue seen in the flock! Source: Grzegorz Grygoruk, Agnieszka Henel, Lukasz Krajewski, Michal Polakowski, Monika Broniszewska & Adam Lorczynski. Map: External

15 April 2019, Audru polder, Pärnu, Estonia 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Unringed individual. Seen and photographed by Irja Tammekänd at 13.00. Probably same bird seen on 16th April 2019 at 14.00 by Margus Ellermaa. Source: Trinus Haitjema. Map:

12 April 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 80 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). ~100 GWfG at the area. It was windy with some rain, the flock was hard to count, they were disperse in the area. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

09 April 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: József Kecskés. Map:

08 April 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 2 GWfG amongst them. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Rókás, Hortobágy National Park Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

05 April 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 114 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger), János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

04 April 2019, Aqaba Bird Observatory, Aqaba, Jordan 1 LWfG observed. Together with a Egyptian Goose. Source: Dobromir Dobrev & Roula Trigou. Map:

02 April 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 114 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Gábor Tihanyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

01 April 2019, Vince-fenék, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 97 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At Kungyörgy-puszta. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

29 March 2019, Vince-fenék, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 70 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 70+ at Kungyörgy-puszta. Source: Dániel Balla, Péter Olajos. Map:

28 March 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 74 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

26 March 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 80 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). 80+ individuals. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

25 March 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At noon, later that day (18:20) at Rókás. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

24 March 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Between 9-11 a.m. Source: Péter Gyüre. Map:

22 March 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Attila Szilágyi (HNPD). Map:

22 March 2019, Vince-fenék, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 200 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

21 March 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 54 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 54 LWfG observed in a dimple, we did not want to disturb them at 17:45. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

20 March 2019, Akademiai libanevelo, Hortobagy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 220 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG at Akademia, HNP Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

20 March 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair, with 189 GWfG Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

20 March 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 93 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Mr. Blue is here. The flock of 93 LWfG is separated from the other geese flock completely. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
The first fennoscandian LWfG of 2019 at the Hortobágy, Rókás Photo: János Tar (HNPD ranger).

19 March 2019, Rókás, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 8 LWfG observed - 7 Ad 1 2cy. Late afternoon with 1400 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 March 2019, Fields east of Atanasovsko lake, Bourgas, Bourgas, Bulgaria 6 LWfG observed - 6 Ad. With 3800 A.albifrons and 1 A.fabalis Source: Ivaylo Dimchev. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Ivaylo Dimchev.

15 March 2019, Fields east of Atanasovsko lake, Bourgas, Bourgas, Bulgaria 6 LWfG observed - 6 Ad. With 6 000 A.albifrons, 11 Branta ruficollis and 4 A.fabalis Source: Ivaylo Dimchev. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Ivaylo Dimchev.

15 March 2019, Bivalyos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. East from Bivalyos, Fishpond XI. with 380 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

14 March 2019, Hagymás, Tiszafüred, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 3000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG pair at Hagymás, HNP Photo: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger).

13 March 2019, Fields east of Atanasovsko lake, Bourgas, Bourgas, Bulgaria 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 4 000 A.albifrons and 6 Branta ruficollis. Source: Ivaylo Dimchev. Map:

13 March 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Two adult pairs, with 460 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

13 March 2019, Akademiai libanevelo, Hortobagy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. One adult with 450 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

13 March 2019, Kertész-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. South from Kertész-lapos, called Kifli-földek. On alfalfa field, no rings, with 1000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

12 March 2019, Fields east of Atanasovsko lake, Bourgas, Bourgas, Bulgaria 11 LWfG observed. With 4 000 A.albifrons, Source: Ivaylo Dimchev. Map:
lwfg
Photo: .

11 March 2019, Magdolna-puszta, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 3800 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 March 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 5 Ad. Two adult pairs plus one adult, within a mixed flock of 3500 wild geese, altogether 12000 wild geese at the area. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 March 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 5000 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

10 March 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 3000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

10 March 2019, Wiele jez. Wieleckie, kujawsko-pomorskie, Poland 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Rafal Kurowski. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Rafal Kurowski.

09 March 2019, Kamien, Bielska Plain, Podlasie, Poland 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. In flock of 1500 Anser serrirostris & 300 Anser albifrons & 1 Anser brachyrhynchus. Source: P.Bialomyzy/ TP Dubelt. Map:

07 March 2019, Cserepes-puszta, Újszentmargita, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 3200 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

06 March 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Adult pair, plus one adult with 1600 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

02 March 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 107 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Observed from the Eastern Dike. Source: Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland. . Map:

01 March 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 111 lwfg feeding at the eastern part of the lake close to the mouth of the river! Source: LKMA team K. Papadopoulos / Risto Karvonen . Map:

28 February 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 21 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Shortly in flight at the river mouth seen from the Eastern Dike. Source: Risto Karvonen / WWF Finland. . Map:

27 February 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. West from Csoszhaz, called Redemptus, with 12000 GWfG Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

26 February 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 9 LWfG observed - 8 Ad 1 2cy. Three adult pairs, two individual adults and one 2cy with 2440 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

26 February 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 850 GWfG. No rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

26 February 2019, Kertész-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 600 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:
lwfg
LWfG pair at Kertész-lapos, HNPD, Hungary Photo: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger).

25 February 2019, Mugirghiol, Saratura Lake, Dobrogea, Romania 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Source: Baciu Mihai. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Mihai Baciu .

23 February 2019, Kövesháza, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 5 LWfG observed - 5 Ad. Two adult pairs on the eastern part of Halas and 1 adult male southeast from Kajla. With 4000 GWfG, only 10% of the flock was checked. Source: Dániel Balla, Zsolt Gyömbér. Map:

23 February 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 111 LWfG observed. At least 111 lwfg feeding at the eastern part of the lake! Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:
lwfg
Lake Kerkini / 111 LWFG Photo: Kostas Papadopoulos.

22 February 2019, Histria, Dobrogea, South-east, Romania 3 LWfG observed - 3 Ad. Source: Szabó József, Ambrus Laca, Pál Lajos, Simó Imre. Map: External

21 February 2019, Cserepes-puszta, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Adult pair, plus two adults seperately, with 7200 GWfG, no rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

20 February 2019, Magdolna-puszta, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 400 GWfG, no rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

20 February 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 15 000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), Laura Godó. Map:

19 February 2019, Balta Tataru, Braila, Braila, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Emil Todorov/SOR. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Emil todorov.

19 February 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 111 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 111 individuals observed from the Eastern Dike! The water level of the lake is very low and there are large land available for grazing for the birds! Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:
lwfg
111 LWFG Photo: Kostas Papadopoulos.

18 February 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 6000 GWfG. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 February 2019, Fishpond VIII, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Two adult pairs with 1800 GWfG. Source: József Katona (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 February 2019, Kondas, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adults, seperately with 15 000 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

17 February 2019, Mugirghiol, Saratura Lake, Dobrogea, Romania 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Baciu Mihai. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Baciu Mihai.

17 February 2019, Ezerec, Shabla, Dobrich, Bulgaria 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. The bird was within a flock of ca. 60 Anser albifrons. The bird has been around in the same field since 31.01.2019 with flock of ca. 500 A. albifrons and 80 Branta ruficollis. Observed daily there with the group of Whitefronts and Redbreasts. Source: LIFE fro Safe Flight Project. Map:
lwfg
Photo: Nicky Petkov.

16 February 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Next to the crossroad of route 33 and the road to the fishponds. Source: Gábor Tihanyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

16 February 2019, Fields West from Atanasovsko Lake nature reserve, , Bulgaria 5 LWfG observed - 3 Ad 1 2cy 1 juv. Feeding on wheat field together with 22 000 A.albifrons, 1200 B.ruficollis, 1 A.fabalis and 1 A.brachyrhynchus. 1 pair with 1 juv. + 1 ad. + 1 2cy seperated in diferent parts of the flock. Source: Vladimir Mladenov, Ralitsa Georgieva BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria. Map:

15 February 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. With 900 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

14 February 2019, Fecske-rét, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Within a mixed flock of 3500 wild geese. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

14 February 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 2cy. Maybe the one bird from yesterday. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

14 February 2019, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Among 1100 GWFG Source: Didier Vangeluwe . Map:
lwfg
Photo: Didier Vangeluwe .

13 February 2019, Slatioarele, Salciile, Ialomita, Romania 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Catalin Fuciu. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Marius Iana.

13 February 2019, Andaháza, Berettyóújfalu, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 2cy. With 2500 GWfG at the area, partially checked through. Source: Gábor Simay (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 February 2019, Csoszhaz, Hortobágy National Park, Kunmadaras-puszta, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. At Nagyiván-puszta, Agyagos. Adult with 600 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 February 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 750 GWfG and 130 Greylags. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 February 2019, Fecske-rét, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Another adult pair on the same day, within a mixed flock of 3000 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

11 February 2019, Nyiro-lapos, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair within a mixed flock of 1500 GWfG. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger). Map:

09 February 2019, Tata, Asszony-tó, Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 2cy. Source: Szabó Máté. Map:

09 February 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 102 LWfG observed. Observed from the Eastern Dike. At least 102 lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake. Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:
lwfg
Lake Kerkini / LWFG Photo: Kostas Papadopoulos.

08 February 2019, Tata, Grébics, Komárom-Esztergom megye, Magyarország 4 LWfG observed - 2 Ad 2 2cy. Source: Szabó Máté. Map:
lwfg
Photo: .

08 February 2019, Balta Alba, Balta Alba Lake, Buzau, Romania 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. two pairs. Source: Szabó József. Map: External

08 February 2019, Nagy-szik, Hortobágy National Park, Balmazújváros, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 210 GWfG, without rings. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger). Map:

08 February 2019, Balta Alba, Balta Alba Lake, Buzau, Romania 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Source: Szabó József. Map:

08 February 2019, Palukia, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 4 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian) - 4 Ad. At least 4 LWfG adults observed (Fennoscandian). Observed from the road nearby daliani area. About 300 White-fronted Geese and Anas penelope with them. Source: MBEDSPP (G. Iliadis). Map:

08 February 2019, Fields West from Atanasovsko Lake nature reserve, , Bulgaria 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Feeding in wheat field with 53 000 A.albifrons and 3200 B.ruficollis Source: Vladimir Mladenov, Ralitsa Georgieva. Map:

07 February 2019, Palukia, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 6 LWfG observed - 6 Ad. Among 280 GWFG Source: Didier Vangeluwe . Map:

07 February 2019, Zavoaia, Braila, Baragan, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Szabó József. External

07 February 2019, Salcioara, Dobrogea, SE, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Emil Todorov/SOR. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Emil Todorov.

07 February 2019, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 101 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 101 individuals, incl. Mr Blue, observed from the eastern dyke. Source: Theodoros Naziridis, Manolia Vougioukalou, Petri Lampila, Szabolcs Nagy, Petri Lampila, Nina Mikander, Ingar Øien, Petteri Tolvanen et al.. Map:

06 February 2019, Palukia, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 6 LWfG observed. likely part of the Fennoscandian flock most of which is currenty at Kerkini Lake at ca. 105 individuals. Paloukia used to be a more regular site for the Fennoscandian LWfG flock Source: observed by Didier Valgeluwe, conveyed by Manolia Vougioukalou. Map:

04 February 2019, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 6 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Observed from the Eastern Dike. About 450 Greater White-fronts nearby. Source: Morten Ekker, Norwegian Environment Agency, Ingar Jostein Øien, NOF-BirdLife Norway, Manolia Vougioukalou HOS-BirdLife Greece, Nicky Petkov, BSPB-BirdLife Bulgaria. Map:

03 February 2019, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 21 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). Observed from the Eastern Dike. About 600 Greater White-fronts nearby. Source: Morten Ekker, Norwegian Environment Agency & Ingar Jostein Øien, NOF-BirdLife Norway. Map:

01 February 2019, Sacele, Dobrogea, Constanta, Romania 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Szabó József, Pál Lajos, Fântâna Ciprian. Map: External

31 January 2019, Naszály, Ferencmajori-halastavak, Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Gellért Bátky. Map:
lwfg
Photo: .

31 January 2019, Naszály, Ferencmajori-halastavak, Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Gellért Bátky. Map:

30 January 2019, Kocs, Bazso dulo, Komárom-Esztergom megye, Magyarország 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Szabó Máté, Szabó Jeno. Map:

26 January 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 104 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 104 lwfg are feeding at the eastern part of the lake. As it seems the lwfg they returned to their base when the bad weather stopped. Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:

25 January 2019, Fields between Trastikovo and Livada villages, Bourgas, Bourgas, Bulgaria 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. 1 ad. LWFG with 18 000 A.albifrons, 5 B.ruficollis and 1 A.fabalis. Feeding in rapeseed field. Source: Vladimir Mladenov, Ralitsa Georgieva. Map:

23 January 2019, Diós-puszta, Tata, Komárom-Esztergom county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Szabó Máté. Map:

22 January 2019, Dimitriades, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 50 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 50 LWfG are feeding & flying at Dimitriadis area Source: MBEDSPP team (P. Ioannidis). Map:

22 January 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 34 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 34 LWfG are feeding at the eastern part of the lake. Among them mr Blue and 4 GWfG. Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:

20 January 2019, Diós-puszta, Tata, Komárom-Esztergom county, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Source: Szabó Máté. Map:

19 January 2019, Hajdu-fenek, Hortobagy National Park, Egyek-pusztakocs, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 1000 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger). Map:

18 January 2019, Dimitriades, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 104 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 104 LWfG are feeding at Dimitriadis area. Were separate in 2 groups. Source: MBEDSPP team (P. Ioannidis, G. Iliadis). Map:
lwfg
Photo: .

17 January 2019, Serdar fields, Serdar, Balkan, Turkmenistan 10 LWfG observed. 5000 White-fronted Geese observed, of which 700 Greater White-fronted and 10 Lesser White-fronted Geese could be identified Source: Toni Eskelin, Samuli Lehikoinen, Eldar Rustamov and Anna Belousova. Map:

17 January 2019, Nagyhegyes, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. South-east from the roundabout, on a rapeseed field, within a mixed flock of 2000 wild geese. Source: Attila Szilágyi (HNPD ranger).

17 January 2019, Dimitriades, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 105 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 105 LWfG are feeding at Dimitriadis area. Among them Mr. Blue and one bird with a metallic only ring on left leg. At the flock of LWFG were many WFG. Source: MBEDSPP team (P. Ioannidis, G. Iliadis). Map:
lwfg
Photo: G. Iliadis.

15 January 2019, Kocs, Pap szekes, Komárom-Esztergom megye, Magyarország 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Szabó Máté. Map:

13 January 2019, Manyas Lake, Marmaras, Turkey 1 LWfG observed. 1-individual observed among the flock of Anser anser which are at least 19-individuals. Source: Murat Uyman & Mehmet Kiran.. Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Murat Uyman.

12 January 2019, Mocsa, Ton tuli földek, Komárom-Esztergom megye, Magyarország 4 LWfG observed - 4 Ad. Source: Szabó Máté, Szabó Jeno. Map:
lwfg
Photo: .

11 January 2019, Dimitriades, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 65 LWfG observed. At least 65 LWfG observed feeding in Dimitriades area. Source: MBEDSPP team (P. Ioannidis). Map:

08 January 2019, Aras Dam Lake, Tabriz, Iran 700 LWfG observed. Getting ready for emmigration to new Territories. Source: Reza Mohammadpour-Omid Yousefi Mastakani. Map:
lwfg
The beginning of another Season of Life Photo: Reza Mohammadpour.

08 January 2019, Dimitriades, Evros Delta, Thrace, Greece 108 LWfG observed. At least 108 LWfG observed. Source: MBEDSPP team (G. Iliadis & P. Ioannidis). Map:
lwfg
LWfG in Dimitriad?s meadow, Evros Delta, 8/1/2019 Photo: MBEDSPP / G. Iliadis.

06 January 2019, Visina, SE Romania, Dobrogea, Romania 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. Source: Pál Lajos, www.rombird.ro . Map: External
lwfg
Photo: Pál Lajos.

03 January 2019, Szatmáritelek, Hortobágy, Hajdú-bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 100 GWfG. Source: Miklós Nagy, Attila Simay. Map:

03 January 2019, Akademiai libanevelo, Hortobagy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 75 GWfG. Source: Miklós Nagy, Attila Simay. Map:

03 January 2019, Büdös-lapos, Tiszafüred, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 2 LWfG observed - 2 Ad. Adult pair with 400 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), Laura Godó. Map:

03 January 2019, Nagyiván, Kása-hát, Hortobágy National Park, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. at Agyagos, with 600 GWfG. Source: Sándor Borza (HNPD ranger), Laura Godó. Map:

03 January 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 112 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 112 LWfG are feeding at the eastern part of the lake. Among them Mr. Blue with his family and 79 WFG. Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:

02 January 2019, delta, Lake Kerkini, Central Macedonia, Greece 112 LWfG observed (Fennoscandian). At least 112 LWfG are feeding close to the eastern dike of the lake, among them 2 WFG. Source: LKMA team (K. Papadopoulos). Map:

01 January 2019, Zám-puszta, Csirés, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary 6 LWfG observed - 6 Ad. Three pairs, with 1500 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

01 January 2019, Kékes, Hortobágy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 200 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

01 January 2019, Hármas-puszta, Hortobagy National Park, Hajdu-Bihar county, Hungary 1 LWfG observed - 1 Ad. With 130 GWfG. Source: János Tar (HNPD ranger), Tamás Zalai (HEA staff). Map:

01 January 2019, Lake Hamrin, Diyala, Iraq 1 LWfG observed. mrs Tough was today located in the flood lands and fields on the south side of Lake Hamrin. Source: Tomas Aarvak & Ingar J. Øien/ BirdLife Norway & Vladimir Morozov / RGG. Map:
lwfg
The areas south of Lake Hamrin is again visietd by a tagged Lesser White-fronted Goose. Photo: BirdLife Norway.



Report corrections/additions here»


Norwegian Ornithological Society https://www.birdlife.orgWWF Finland

© The Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project jointly run by BirdLife Norway and WWF Finland. All paintings by © Jari Kostet.