Two of our Redbreasts have already reached Kazakhstan


We named the first Red-breasted Goose that we tagged last spring in Kazakhstan  “Misha” after our young colleague Mikhail Kalashnikov – the field expert, who stayed in the catching hide relentlessly for hour and caught most of the birds we tagged. He would get up early before sunrise and by the time we were up […]

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The Satellite-tagged Redbreasts started their autumn migration


The time for the great travel has come. The Red-breasted Geese have set off for wintering along the Western Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. In the first days of September, “our” geese tagged this spring in Kazakhstan began their return migration, leaving their breeding territories. They headed southwest, and although most of […]

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Red-Breasted Geese are migrating to the museum


After it was first introduced at the Credo Bonum Gallery in July and August, the interactive exhibition “The Flyway of the Red-breasted Goose” is now at the National Museum of Natural History. The exposition is presented in the Leventis Hall on the first floor and can be viewed until September 30, 2019. The exhibition provokes […]

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On August 15-16 2019, a workshop on sustainable harvest and conservation of waterbirds was held in the capital of Kazakhstan. 20 participants from three range-states of the Red-breasted Goose population (Ukraine, Russia, and Kazakhstan) took part at the workshop organized by the ACBK in frames of LIFE for Save Flight project. Among them representatives of […]

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One of our tagged female Redbreasts spotted with gooselings in Taymir


In July the colleagues of the Russian Goose, Swan and Duck Study Group implementing a national monitoring project at Taymir passed over the potential breeding locations of our satellite tagged geese and had some success in revealing the whereabouts of “our” redbreasts. They passed over two of the potential nesting site locations, but as the […]

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Explore the migration of the Red-breasted Goose visiting an interactive exhibition


The interactive exhibition „The flyway of the Red-breasted Goose“  was opened at the Credo Bonum Gallery yesterday and will stay until 14 August. The exhibition shows  us the threats and dangers that the species faces during its migration. It  includes interactive and game elements designed to engage the audience emotionally with the conservation of the […]

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Meet the red-breasted geese and their flyway


After we tagged 10 Red-breasted geese with satellite and GPS transmitters in Kazakhstan in May this year, now we can track their way on the project site. From the menu you can choose the name of one or several of the marked geese and follow their flyways from Kazakhstan to their nesting grounds. You can […]

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A new interactive exhibit tells the story of the Red-breasted Goose


An interactive mobile exhibition demonstrating the flyway challenges of Red-breasted Geese began its journey across Kazakhstan from the city of Almaty. The exhibition “The flyway of the Red- breasted Goose” opened on June 20 at the Museum of Nature of the RSE “Bylym Ordasy” in Almaty and will last until the end of the month. […]

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Surprise update on Redbreasts’ movements


It is final – all of “Our” Redbreasts have left Gydan and jumped over to Taymyr! Following a prolonged stay on Gydan peninsula, where many of the tagged geese were hanging around what looked like on the areal images a typical breeding habitat for a Redbreast, they all rushed to Taymyr within couple of days. […]

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The tagged geese have occupied their nesting grounds


“Our” red-breasted geese have already reached the breeding territories and the data from the transmitters show that some of them have occupied their nesting grounds. Some of the birds will most probably nest on Gidan peninsula and the others will nest on the Taymir peninsula. The migration of the Red-breasted Geese from North Kazakhstan to […]

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Redbreasts are approaching their nesting grounds


The Red-breasted geese have started the final stage of their migration to the breeding grounds. On May 27 and 28, four of the birds tagged with transmitters left the territory of Kazakhstan and headed North to their nesting grounds in the Arctic tundra in Russia. A record-holder has so far been an adult male who […]

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Ten GPS tagged Redbreasts will reveal the secrets of their migration


A field team of the LIFE for Safe Flight project completed the first transmitter tagging of Red-breasted Gееse in Kazakhstan in the period 9-18th  May 2019. A team of local experts and volunteers managed to capture 17 red-breasted geese, 10 of which were fitted with satellite and GPS transmitters. The team of local experts and […]

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