Friday, 23 April 2021

Latest migration news on our bean geese flock.

 Information from our tracking data would indicate that all of our birds are now in their breeding areas. 

If any more information comes to light on our birds this breeding season I will inform you in due course.

Angus Maciver

Bean Goose Monitoring Officer 


Thursday, 15 April 2021

Tag24 moves north from Saffle towards breeding area in Sweden

Tag information today indicates that this bird has moved north to a latitude similar to the others in Norway.

See map below

Saturday, 10 April 2021

New pictures of the taiga bean geese at Braskereidfoss

 Pictures of 125 Taiga Bean Geese at their present location well to the north of Oslo but still on the Glomma River system.

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Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Spring migration - fantasy

 No sooner than tag 27 moved back south to Akershus than he took off again back north to join up with the rest of the flock.

See maps below.

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Bean Geese at Akershus move north

 Satellite tracking has shown us that our collection of birds at Akershus have moved north to 

Braskereidfoss via an unusual route. 

See map below. 

Birds in Sweden still in the Lake Brosjon area.

Friday, 19 March 2021

More news and pics from Simon in Norway

 Simon has managed out to look for the bean goose flock and managed to take some nice shots of some of our collared birds.

A particularly good shot of Tag30 and its mate 6U.

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Other flock still in Sweden at the Lake Brosjon area SW of Karlstad.

Friday, 12 March 2021

Updated pictures of bean geese at Akershus Norway courtesy of Simon Rix

 Simon has kindly put up a series of pics of the taiga bean geese on his blog and suggest you have a look at his work in the field to which we are extremely grateful for.

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As of today 12 March 2021 the birds appear to be feeding and roosting well in the area.