Time-lapse video by Omar Neiland
Estonian text published 16.09.2017
Summary of Friday
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On Friday afternoon the first major migration wave of cranes reached western
The birds that have made a pause in their migration feed in daytime in the harvested grain fields. People who use the roads will notice cranes more frequently now.
Today the wind does not favour the migrants, there was a south-westerly wind up to 15 m/s. But the cranes that had already arrived could be seen and heard from seven o’clock in the afternoon.
We are waiting for suitable migration weather. Then we can provide an estimate of how many cranes make a migration stopover in the Matsalu neighbourhood.
Last night Anti Karlin sent the map showing the resting areas of the Finnish cranes.
On the map of
Cranes will be introduced in more detail next week.