My Friday noon forecast about the arriving migration wave of cranes has been confirmed. Our sat cranes from this summer, „Loode“, „Liiva“ and „Paslepa“ that were hatched at Sõrve in Saaremaa, Liiva in Muhu and Paslepa in Läänemaa respectively started their migration in the morning of October 6, and „Mustakurmu“ from Põlvamaa in the morning of October 7.
„Loode“ reached the Ventspils area in Western Latvia from the Pähkla fields in Saaremaa (distance about
On October 7th favourable flying weather namely only lasted in the morning when there was a weak western wind and slight clouds in eastern and south-eastern
Of this year’s sat cranes who had left Estonia already earlier Aivar“ ja „Uko“, young cranes from the same clutch, who had reached Central Lithuania went on towards south and reached the city of Chelm in eastern Poland near the Ukraine border.
According to the current migration view it seems that the Sõrve cranes „Mati“ and „Loode“ and Muhu crane „Liiva“ migrate towards Spain, the cranes „Paslepa“, „Ivar“, „Aivar“ and „Uko“ to Hungary and North Africa and „Hauka 3“, „Mustakurmu“ ja „Ahja 5“ to Ethiopia.
In addition to the sat crane migration intense crane migration was observed on October 6 and
A great number of barnacle geese also arrived at and migrated past Matsalu!
The migration video from this morning was recorded by Hagnat, LK forum:
From the Matsalu national park borders hunting can be heard…