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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