Woodcocks equipped with Argos transmitters (EDITION 2018)
This website has been made in order to track woodcocks. (Scolopax rusticola).
For the fourth consecutive year, woodcocks were equipped with beacons 2018 :
- 2 in Ardeche
- 2 in Herault
- 2 in les Landes
- 2 Ile et Vilaine
Tags 2018 are of the type GPS / ARGOS. They are different from all ARGOS beacons placed in 2015 and 2016 and experimental tags put in 2017. Running on battery, emitting less often in the spring and summer to save energy, they are programmed to emit mostly in autumn, during a phase where the solar panels ARGOS beacons placed far have always malfunctioned. The first woodcock that reports of his departure is Landes. Passed in the Burgundy 12 mars, it is indicated in Germany 14 mars. Emissions are taken at 00:00, the items listed are not necessarily stopover sites and may have been caught crossing the bird.
Migration prénuptiale 2018 : Here we go again !
The spring migration of birds equipped our tag is launched, with positive surprises from ARGOS beacons placed in 2016 and overall, proper operation of the new GPS beacons / ARGOS. ARGOS With the lengthening of the day, ARGOS beacons few resurface after ...
For the fourth consecutive year, woodcocks were equipped with beacons in 2018: 2 in Ardeche 2 in Herault 2 in les Landes 2 Ile et Vilaine tags 2018 are of the type GPS / ARGOS. They are different from all ARGOS beacons placed in 2015 and 2016 and…