Text and photos Aivar Leito
English translation Liis
Estonian text posted 10.09.2018
Hello again, dear crane friends!
In my crane tale on September 4th I predicted that „Hauka 3“ with a GPS probably would not migrate further from Latvia, but that was a mistake!
After a resting pause of four days he started the migration again on September 8th in the morning in a south-south-southeasterly direction and by midnight on the same day reached the northwestern corner of
The length of the second migration leap was only
His present location however suggests that this autumn he might instead use the eastern European migration path that goes to Turkey and Israel and ends in Ethiopia where „Ahja 4“ and „Ahja 5“ have wintered earlier!
But it is possible that on migrating further he will instead turn towards west and reach
Migration map : LINK