Satellite Tracking

Long-tailed Ducks Migration Maps

Follow along with spring migration of Long-tailed Ducks below!

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The below map shows spring migration of Long-tailed Ducks tagged in Toronto Harbour and on Hamilton Bay in the winter of 2010-2011. Since this time, Long Point Waterfowl has tagged 15 additional birds.

To learn more about the Long-tailed Duck migration, please see Philip Wilson’s M.Sc. Research.

Scaup Migration Maps

The above maps show the spring (left) and fall (right) migration of Lesser Scaup.

To learn more about Scaup migration, please see our staff research on Greater and Lesser Scaup.

 

Tundra Swan Migration Maps

The above map shows migration routes of individual Tundra Swans, classified by year. All location data was obtained from satellite telemetry units attached to 63 swans.
12 swans were marked at Long Point by Long Point Waterfowl during spring and autumn migration 1998-1999 (transmitting data from 1998-2000).
41 swans were marked at the Atlantic Coast by Dr. Khristi Wilkins and members of the US Fish and Wildlife Service during winter 2001-2002 (transmitting data from 2001-2004).
The final 10 swans were marked during the breeding period in Alaska by Dr. Craig Ely in 2008 (transmitting data from 2008-2012).

To learn more about Tundra Swan migration, please see Katelyn Weaver’s M.Sc. Research or our past staff research on Tundra Swan migration.

 

Sandhill Crane Migration Maps

Fall Migration 2010

The above maps show the individual spring and autumn migrations of sandhill cranes from fall 2010 to autumn 2012. The data come from 9 sandhill cranes tagged on Manitoulin Island during the summer of 2010.

To learn more about the Sandhill Cranes migration, please see Everett Hanna’s P.hD. Research.

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