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The lone red-breasted goose feeds near Bijnore. Photo: Rajesh Panwar Our colleague and representative of Wetlands International in the AEWA RBG IWG sent us interesting info on RbG observation in India. Here is a report reprinted from Indian Birds Vol. 9 No. 4 about the observation record in Uttar Pradesh by Rajesh Panwar & Sheela Panwar: [Read more]
BSPB field workers collect samples for assessing crop yield in field experiment Nearly 140,000 BGN will be distributed amongst 11 cooperatives and farmers in the Municipality of Shabla for enhancing and protecting the foraging habitats of the Red-breasted Goose. [Read more]
Colleagues from ROS/BirdLife Romania report that after 95 days and 8922 km on 14th of June, 2014 Decebal arrived successfully at his breeding grounds in Taymyr Peninsula, the northernmost part of the mainland of Eurasia. Decebal starts his spring migration on 12th of March flying over Black Sea directly from Durankulak Lake to Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine. The lakes complex near town of Druzhelyubka was his refueling station where he spent several days. [Read more]
Follow the Decebal & Darko over Internet Decebal and Darko are two adult male Red-breasted Goose equipped with 18 g Argos Solar PTT transmitters, provided by the Romanian Ornithological Society/BirdLife Romania. The geese were caught on 12 February 2014, near Durankulak Lake (Bulgaria) during the International Red-breasted Goose catching expedition, part of "Save Grounds for Redbreasts" Life+ Project. [Read more]
the latest track of "Sir Peter" The RBG tagged this February in Bulgaria and named after the great conservationist Sir Peter Scott has finally reached the Arctic breeding grounds. Read more at the Bulgaria-US RBG Conservation project website: http://www.redbreastedgoose.org/2014/06/24/june-23-2014-field-update-sir... [Read more]
Pizho photogrpahed at his take off in Bulgaria This year the Bulgaria-US Red-breasted Goose Conservation Project with the cooperation of the Life+Project “Safe Grounds for Redbreasts” equipped two new geese with satellite tags in 2014. Those birds were named Sir Peter Scott and Pizho. Sir Peter Scott is an adult male red breasted goose that was captured on 12th February 2014 near Durankulak Lake, Bulgaria. [Read more]
Satellite tagged Redbreast The two male Redbreasts tagged in February this year with ROS/BirdLife Romania transmitters in cooperation with the "Safe Ground for Redbreasts" Life Project team continues successfully. Here what our colleague Emil Todorov (ROS) reports to us: [Read more]
In the second half of March this year we got sad news from our Russian colleague Peter Glazov. One of the Redbreasts equipped with a WWT satellite tag this February  by the field team of the “Safe Grounds for Redbreast” Life+ Project and named ‘Troian” was shot by hunters. [Read more]
The town of Kavarna was chosen to hot the first AEWA Red-breasted Goose International Working Group. The International Working Group includes representatives of state authorities of the five key countries for the species – Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria and experts and conservationists from those countries. The IWG delegates elected for Chair of the group Dr. Volodymyr Domashlinets from the Ministry of Environment of Ukraine. [Read more]
The First meeting of the AEWA Red-breasted Goose International Working Group will be held between 18 to 20 February 2014 in Kavarna town, Bulgaria. It will be hosted by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and the team of the EU Life+ Project "Safe Grounds for the Redbreasts" that will support the meeting financially. The meeting will be attended by national delegates and experts from all key range countries. [Read more]


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