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  • Heron 112192
  • Name: Eliot
  • Sex: male
  • Ring: 345X
  • Date equipped: April 22nd 2012
  • Place: Kaw marshes
  • Transmitter type: Battery PPT without GPS

8 November 2012, 05:55 : Position 19

Eliot is still in the same area in Venezuela... let's wait for what will happen next!

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4 October 2012, 04:37 : Position 18

Eliot is staying in the same area which he has not left for some weeks. He is still alive, this can be followed by the few short trips he has made.

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18 September 2012, 03:12 : Position 17

A week later, Eliot has still not moved. Has he completed his journey ? Or will he do as in Guyana and leave after some rest ? To be continued ...

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10 September 2012, 06:27 : Position 16

Eliot takes a break : for at least 4 days now (since 6th September) he is 4km from the ocean and about 85km North-east from the town of Maturin, Venezuela.

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2 September 2012, 06:21 : Position 15

Eliot is still on the move : 2nd September he travelled about 45 km between 4.00 a.m. and 6.30 a.m., crossing the Orinoco delta into Mariusa National Park (otherwise known as Parque Nacional Delta del Orínoco).

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29 August 2012, 08:00 : Position 14

On 29th August, Eliot changed country again. While moving along the coast (he is at only 6km from the ocean), he just crossed the Venezuelan border!

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25 August 2012, 06:12 : Position 13

Eliot has taken off again; on 25th August he crossed three-quarters of Guyana in a westerly direction approaching the Venezuelan border!

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17 August 2012, 03:23 : Position 12

Eliot seems to enjoy Guyana, since his arrival he has not left the area close to Corriverton, moving around in a sector just ​​a few kilometers away.

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28 July 2012, 05:58 : Position 11

Eliot has just crossed the border into Guyana. He is now at about 20km from Corriverton, a town at the mouth of the Courantyne River, bordering with Suriname.

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24 July 2012, 00:00 : Position 10

After having crossed the river-border Maroni, Eliot is today at less than 15 km from Paramaribo, Surinam’s capital. Eliot seems to be now in some old agricultural polders, partially covers with forest. This bird seems to have itchy feet as he already travelled around 280 km, in a linear (…)

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