Batumi, Georgia, big birds of prey migration

This video from Georgia says about itself:

Honey Buzzard migration, Batumi 2013-09-03

A short film of migrating Honey Buzzards in Batumi. The bottleneck of Batumi is probably one of the best places to be if you wanna see a lot of migrating raptors. In early september, the peak time of honey buzzards occurs and thousands of Honey Buzzards migrate.

As this blog noted, bird migration counters in the Netherlands considered yesterday, 27 August 2014, a good day, including 451 honey buzzards.

However, there are always other days, better than good days.

Today, 28 August, in Saghalvasho near Batumi, in Georgia, 81,666 honey buzzards were counted!

Other species there today: black stork 5. White stork 20. Black kite 246. Marsh harrier 64. Pallid harrier 1. Montagu’s harrier 288. Booted eagle 3. European roller 108.

Champions of the Flyway 2014 race helps mobilise falconers to save migratory raptors in Georgia: here.

8 thoughts on “Batumi, Georgia, big birds of prey migration

  1. Pingback: Saving Bulgarian birds from power line deaths | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Indian falcon killers become conservationists | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Save migratory birds by birdwatching | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Bird migration in Georgia, beauty and poaching | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Dutch birdwatching TV game show | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Bird migration in Georgia news | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Birds of prey migration | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s