Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project

Location: Siikajoki, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 85 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: Incl. Mr Blue. Risto Karvonen, Esa Aalto, Juha Markkola, Markku Rantala, Arto Niemi, Tapio Kostet, Antti Pöllänen & Petteri Tolvanen / WWF Finland field team

Location: Siikajoki, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 85 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: At least 85 ind. on evening flight to the fields, incl. Mr. Blue. Risto Karvonen, Esa Aalto, Juha Markkola, Markku Rantala, Arto Niemi & Petteri Tolvanen / WWF Finland field team

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Mr Blue & friends in flight at Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Finland. Petteri Tolvanen

Location: Siikajoki, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Säärenperä-Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 77 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: Lessers behave like new normal on Northern Ostrobothnia: days and nights on the coastal meadows and shoreline, evenings until late dawn and early dusk to mornings on the fields. 4 ringed individuals confirmed: Mr. Blue, Finn, WR and OGR. Tapio Kostet, Arto Niemi, Riikka Kaartinen and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team

Location: Siikajoki, Karinkanta, Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 79 LWFG (Fennoscandian) - 77 Ad 2 2cy.

Details: Highest number for the Spring, so far. Tapio Kostet, Arto Niemi, Riikka Kaartinen and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team

Location: Siikajoki, Karinkanta, Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 77 LWFG - 75 Ad 2 2cy.

Details: 65 Lesser White-fronted Geese were observed arriving from migration to Siikajoki, Finland at 6pm. Later in the evening we counted 77 individuals in total. Two of them were 2nd calender-year birds. Mr Blue and Finn were seen among the geese. Tapio Kostet, Petri Hottola, Pauli Jokikokko, Risto Karvonen & Riikka Kaartinen

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Location: Siikajoki, Karinkanta, Karinkanta, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Observed: 5 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: First Lesser White-fronted geese arrived to Finland. Five individuals were observed early afternoon on the coast and later in the evening they were on the fields of Karinkanta. Same birds also observed on April 30th and May 1st. Petri Hottola, Arto Niemi, Tapio Kostet, Juha Markkola & Riikka Kaartinen

Location: Käina, Käina Bay, Käina Bay, Hiiumaa, Estonia

Observed: 0 LWFG.

Details: No Lesser White-fronted Geese found today during the daily survey but at least Mr. Blue were located at remote area thanks to transmitter. Maie Vikerpuur, Leho Aaslaid, conveyed by Tarvo Valker

Location: Käina, Käina Bay, Käina Bay, Hiiumaa, Estonia

Observed: 75 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: 75 Lesser White-fronted Geese still present at traditional feeding site this morning. Snowstorm in the area. Maie Vikerpuur, conveyed by Tarvo Valker

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Maie Vikerpuur

Location: Käina, Käina Bay, Käina Bay, Hiiumaa, Estonia

Observed: 75 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: 75 LWfG counted in the morning, Mr. Blue in the flock. Andres Kalamees, Maie Vikerpuur

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fox morning walk Maie Vikerpuur

Location: Käina, Käina Bay, Käina Bay, Hiiumaa, Estonia

Observed: 69 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: 69 LWfG presented in the evening. Mr. Blue in the flock. Andres Kalamees, Leho Aaslaid, Tarvo Valker

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Lessers at Hiiumaa on 18.04.2021 Tarvo Valker

Number of results: 4768