Mongolia: Shorebirds’ training 2014

The Mongolian Ornithological Society (MOS) organizes an annual event “Shorebirds’ training” event annually at Tsengiin tsagaan nuur located in on the border between Bayannuur soum and Dashinchilen soum, Bulgan province.
This year the event was organized during the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of August. On the first day, we gave a talk to local people at the administration office of Bayannuur soum center, with the purpose of disseminating knowledge about shorebirds and wildlife conservation.
Every year we deliver training on teach basic knowledge of bird ringing, counting, capturing, identifying and photographing to the participants of our annual event. The participants are from local conservation societies and NGOs, universities, colleges and bird watchers.
During the event, we counted all the birds observed around the lake. And tThe result was 14,368 individuals involving 74 species of birds. The most common bird recorded in this year was the Pacific Golden Plover with counted in 5516 individuals recorded. Some rare species are found every year around the lake including Asian Dowitcher, White-naped Crane, Swan Goose, Pallas’ Bunting and Cinereous Vulture.

Шөвгөн хараалж Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe
Шөвгөн хараалж Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe
Усны түнжүүр Rallus aquaticus Water Rail
Усны түнжүүр Rallus aquaticus Water Rail
Усны түнжүүр Rallus aquaticus Water Rail
Усны түнжүүр Rallus aquaticus Water Rail
Умардын хавтгайлж Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing
Умардын хавтгайлж Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing
Матигар хөгчүүлэг Xenus cinereus Terek Sandpiper
Матигар хөгчүүлэг Xenus cinereus Terek Sandpiper
Темминскийн элсэг Calidris temminckii Temminck’s Stint
Темминскийн элсэг Calidris temminckii Temminck’s Stint
During measurement and banding...
During measurement and banding…
Some of the attendants holding new brochure "Mongolian shorebirds".
Some of the attendants holding new brochure “Mongolian shorebirds”.
Mist netting
Mist netting
During the event, we met some local people and give them our new brochure called "Mongolian shorebirds" in which we wrote about biology, ecology of shorebirds and, their biological and ecological importance.
During the event, we met some local people and give them our new brochure called “Mongolian shorebirds” in which we wrote about biology, ecology of shorebirds and, their biological and ecological importance.
During the event, we met some local people and give them our new brochure called "Mongolian shorebirds" in which we wrote about biology, ecology of shorebirds and, their biological and ecological importance.
During the event, we met some local people and give them our new brochure called “Mongolian shorebirds” in which we wrote about biology, ecology of shorebirds and, their biological and ecological importance.
Шартүрүүт элсэг Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint
Шартүрүүт элсэг Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint in front
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
зийн сүвээцагаан Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
Замбын хараалж Gallinago stenura Pin-tailed Snipe
Замбын хараалж Gallinago stenura Pin-tailed Snipe
Савар элсэг Calidris subminuta Long-toed Stint
Савар элсэг Calidris subminuta Long-toed Stint
Black-tailed Godwit Морин цууцал Limosa limosa
Black-tailed Godwit Морин цууцал Limosa limosa
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