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Jackal camera started transmission

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Sat, 03.11.2018 - 20:39

Transmission courtesy of Elisa and EENet
Introduction Tiit Hunt, www.rmk.ee

English translation Liis

Estonian text posted 03.11.2018

Since the beginning of November last year until April this year it was for the first time possible to observe jackals and other creatures coming in camera view through a web camera on the Metsküla shore in West Estonia. In addition to the jackals, surprising guests were a female lynx with two whelps, a solitary wolf - a species earlier not noted in this area, a red deer male and the sea ice boomed nicely once …

Brent geese – completing the introduction of Branta geese

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Wed, 31.10.2018 - 15:34

Photos Arne Ader and Kaarel Kaisel

Estonian text posted 25.10.2018

 

Mustlagled

Brent geese

 

Brent goose     Mustlagle       Branta bernicla

 

 

We see in  Arne’s photo both adults and juvenile birds – on the neck of the latter the semi-circle shaped patch is not yet visible

The migrants passing Estonia have nested in the western Siberian tundras, but close to the sea.

VIDEO: Migrant camera in Haeska finished

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Wed, 24.10.2018 - 11:01

Text and illustrations Tiit Hunt, www.rmk.ee
English translation Liis

 

Estonian text posted 23.10.2018

The migrant camera was in two different locations on the Haeska shore to start with this autumn. The first place was a promising patch of grass that however became submerged in water with the rising seawater level and storm winds so that a boat was needed to fetch the camera.

Teine, merekindlam paik, vaatega rannaniidule ja taamal olevale lahesopile pakkus vaatamiseks lisaks avarale maastikule õhus lendavaid arvukaid rändeparvi ning vahetult kaamera ees tegutsevaid rändlinde.

VIDEOS: Migrant camera ends transmission

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Wed, 24.10.2018 - 10:02

Videos recorded by Fleur and Jassi, LK forum
English translation Liis

Estonian text posted 21.10.2018

 

Flights to  find night location looked like this at sunset

 

Although the goose migration still continues the camera location regrettably did not hit the best place. As can be seen there is not much grass growth on the pastures despite the warm weather.

Soon Tiit Hunt will give the watchers a review of events and information on where the camera soon will be placed.

 

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