Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forests Bird Rally 2015” is over

The winner team of the bird watching race "Latvia's State Forest Bird Rally 2015" September 19 to September 20 2015 is „Estbirding” (Uku Paal, Peeter Raudsepp, Margus Ots, Mihkel Metslaid, Raul Vilk), which has recorded 132 bird species during the race.

Six teams of experienced bird watchers and ornithologists from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania took part in the race. All together there were recorded 165 bird species by all teams during the race.

As well the team „TTTŠ” (Uģis Piterāns, Andris Avotiņš, Gaidis Grandāns, Edgars Laucis) got the special prize for the most interesting observation – Mediterranean Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus).

 

„Latvia's State Forest Bird Rally 2015” Teams and Participants


„Nometnieki” (Latvia) – Elvijs Kantāns, Juris Vīgulis, Imants Jakovļevs, Renāte Ondzule.
„Himantopus himantopus” (Latvia) – Ivars Brediks, Edijs Haberkorns, Mareks Kilups, Māris Strazds, Mārcis Tīrums.
„Garrulus” (Lithuania) – Armandas Naudzius, Vytautas Eigirdas, Antanas Petraška, Irmina Vaičiūnaitė.
„TTTŠ” (Latvia) – Uģis Piterāns, Andris Avotiņš, Gaidis Grandāns, Edgars Laucis.
„Lietuvainis” (Lithuania) – Saulius Karalius, Milda Šniaukštienė, Laimonas Šniaukšta, Gediminas Eigirdas.
„Estbirding” (Estonia) – Uku Paal, Peeter Raudsepp, Margus Ots, Mihkel Metslaid, Raul Vilk.


Good luck in the race!


Birdwatchers are called to participate at the Bird watching international race „Latvia’s State Forests Bird Rally 2015”. The Race will take place on 19 and 20 September 2015. The race is organized by the State Stock Company “Latvia’s State Forests”, funding „Latvia Birds Fund” and website www.latvijasputni.lv.

Teams should familiarize with terms and conditions of the Bird watching race „Latvia’s State Forests Bird Rally 2015” before application.

Teams should arrive to the Race on 19 September 2015, 10.00 AM at “Latvia’s State Forests” tourism and recreation centre „Ezernieki” –Indrānu parish, Lubāna municipality, Lubāna highway P82.
Map here.

Registration for the Race till 31 July 2015 17.00 PM (Latvian time zone).

Teams must provide in the application:
-  The title of a team;
-  Names and surnames of a team members;
-  Date of birth (date, month, year) of a team members;
-  Emails and phone numbers of a team members.

Teams should submit application/entry to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.