Mosquitoes keeping us company
So far we have equipped 14 adults with geolocators and we hope to be able to get a few more loggers out before leaving by the end of the week. It means that we will have to return again next summer, but at least we still have the chance to get some migration data then.
Male wheatear with a logger
Leaving Disko will be a bit sad. It’s been really nice to meet the summer here and to see all the hills change from brown to green, watch all the plants starting to flower and follow the development of the fledgling snow buntings, Lapland buntings, redpolls and wheatears. But of course it will also be nice to return to the Swedish summer, the long-but-not-quite-as-long-as-here days and our normal lives. Then we’ll have an entire year of keeping our fingers crossed hoping to get some birds back next year. Patience. :)
All set and ready to go!