"Animals across the Arctic are changing where and when they breed, migrate and forage in response to climate change...". Using a new Arctic Animal Movement Archive with data compiled from 86 species across 3 decades, researchers are able to observe changes on a larger scale. Read more at the link…
Giant hornets made headlines in early 2020 for the potential devastation they can cause local bee populations. Thanks to the effort of the Washington State Department of Agriculture, a team was able to track individuals to a nest and remove it. Read the full story here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/first-murder-hornet-nest-located-near-b-c-u-s-border
With the appearance of Asian hornets in Geneva, experts have been in a race against time to pinpoint the nests of this invasive species. Using Lotek PicoPip tags attached directly to captured insects, a large nest was found and destroyed. Read the full story below: www.rts.ch/info/regions/geneve/11629604-un-nid-de-frelons-asiatiques-a-ete-repere-et-detruit-a-geneve.html
Using Lotek Iridium 420 collars, biologists with the FWP have been busy tracking and collaring wildlife in and around south-central Montana. Read the full story below: https://billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/recreation/fwp-crews-attach-gps-collars-to-learn-more-about-montana-wildlife/article_508b1908-aac7-5fc0-9bf8-8280799a5ae9.html
With a wide range of open habitat and surprisingly variable movement behaviour, the short-eared owl is proving to be one of the most interesting and mysterious species to study. A significant decline in their population in recent years has prompted the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) to implement a research…
Bighorn sheep are thriving in southern Arizona. Now, we are in year six of a 10-year relocation plan. So far, officials say they are right on track. https://kvoa.com/news/local-news/2019/10/07/bighorn-sheep-surviving-and-thriving-in-southern-arizona/?fbclid=IwAR1mKu0Ju8MUnw_2whaTDvEr2MJcd-HYctOzUjOKNR5eXAIDc_lush_tjW8
An incredible journey for a small animal over such a vast distance in a frigid and inhospitable environment. It is a testament to the proven design of the KiwiSat transmitter that such small collars are able to work for over a year without missing a beat in such extreme conditions.…
An article from Newsroom about the deployment of PinPoint Argos 75 HD on Pacific Golden Plovers here in NZ: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2019/02/20/453066/wheres-goldie-tracking-the-mysterious-kuriri?fbclid=IwAR3qpqKJdzuilvr0xjJSlo82zu5xeaUq991jSekI22rTuGNnLwN3BhIPg3c and a short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RZrIKp0aWg&t=0s
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