Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project

Location: Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Valdak Marshes, Valdak Marshes, Finnmark, Norway

Observed: 41 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: 19 ad pairs + 3 ad females. Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway

Location: Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Valdak Marshes, Valdak Marshes, Finnmark, Norway

Observed: 33 LWFG.

Details: With the new arrival of Lessers followed "Finn" and "mr. Blue". The latter with its gps-gsm neck band showed that they left Finland before 21:00 in the evening 13 May (Norwegian time) and landed at the marshes between 04:00 and 05:00 Norwegian time today. Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway

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

Observed: 5 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: Last observation of 2+3 individuals which were feeding on the fields. At 18.34 there was a motorcycle driving through the fieldroad and Lessers start to fly. Searching flight around large area around Karinkanta, they finally headed to NNW in distance and disappeared to limited scene at 18.53. Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team

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

Observed: 30 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: 23 started to migrate at 4.05 and at least 7 was observed stable on the fields in the morning. Arto Niemi, Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland LWfG-fieldteam

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

Observed: 61 LWFG (Fennoscandian).

Details: During evening flight and stable on the fields. Heikki Holmström and Risto Karvonen, WWF Finland field team

Location: Hailuoto, Iso Härkäsäikkä obs point, Iso Härkäsäikkä obs point, Northern Ostrobothnia Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland

Observed: 4 LWFG.

Details: 11:25 AM 4 with one Bean Goose passing after a foggy morning. Juha Markkola, Hannu Kianen, LWfG team of WWF Finland

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

Observed: 60 LWFG.

Details: Highest count of resident individuals today by 8:21 AM. Tapio Kostet, LWfG Team of WWF Finland

Location: Siikajoki, Säärenperä, Säärenperä, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland

Observed: 2 LWFG.

Details: 2 took off W of the observation point and continued N roughly over the middle part of the cape of Santonen of the isle of Hailuoto at 7:26. Risto Karvonen, LWfG Team of WWF Finland

Location: Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Valdak Marshes, Valdak Marshes, Finnmark, Norway

Observed: 4 LWFG - 4 Ad.

Details: One more pair arrived in the afternoon, so two pairs present. Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway

Location: Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Valdak Marshes, Valdak Marshes, Finnmark, Norway

Observed: 2 LWFG - 2 Ad.

Details: First pair for this spring observed in the morning! Ingar J. Øien & Tomas Aarvak / BirdLife Norway

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