Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forest Bird Rally 2013” is over

The winner team of the bird watching race "Latvia's State Forest Bird Rally 2013" May 25 to May 26 2013 is „Estbirding” (Margus Ots, Andris Klepers, Peeter Raudsepp, Mariliis Märtson, Mihkel Metslaid), which has recorded 160 bird species during the race.

Six teams of experienced bird watchers and ornithologists from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia took part in the race. All together there were recorded 199 bird species by all teams during the race.

As well the team „LT”(Armandas Naudzius, Marius Karlonas, Vilius Paskevicius, Vytautas Eigirdas) got the special prize for the most interesting observation – Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in the middle of day at Uzava river floodplain fields.

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„Latvia's State Forest Bird Rally 2013” Teams and Participants

„Strazdi un ērgļi” – Aigars Kalvāns, Edgars Lediņš, Andris Dekants
„Skaidrie okulāri” – Valdis Ādamsons, Jānis Jansons, Māris Jaunzemis
„TTŠ” – Edgars Laucis, Andris Avotiņš, Gaidis Grandāns, Uģis Piterāns
Himantopus himantopus” – Ivars Brediks, Māris Strazds, Mārcis Tīrums, Mareks Kilups, Ieva Mardega
„Estbirding” – Margus Ots, Andris Klepers, Peeter Raudsepp, Mariliis Märtson, Mihkel Metslaid
„LT” – Armandas Naudzius, Marius Karlonas, Vilius Paskevicius, Vytautas Eigirdas

Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forest Bird Rally 2013” closing event

Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forest Bird Rally 2013” closing event, evaluation of the race results and the announcement
of winners will take place on May 26, 2013 at 13.00 PM at Latvia’s State Forest central office yard , Kristapa str. 30, Riga. MAP

The bird watching race "Latvia's State Forest Bird Rally 2013" registered team members are welcome to arrive to the race on Friday, May 24. Registered race participants are offered 15% discount at the tourism and recreation center "Spare". Participants who want to take up this offer, please contact the tourism and recreation center "Spare" by phone + 371 26669099 or by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Good luck in the race!

More informationa for Latvia teams: Kaspars Funts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mob.: +371 29467772
More information for foreign teams: Kārlis Millers: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mob.: +371 29252138

Call for participation at the Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forest Bird Rally 2013”