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August 25th, 2015

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• Heron 126553
• Name : Excalibur
• Sex : Female
• Ring number : EA 584962
• Date marked : 26 April 2013
• Place where marked : Marais de Kaw
• Type of transmitter: Argos (without GPS), battery-powered

15 June 2013, 06:06 : Position 7

On 15 June, Excalibur is still in the same part of Suriname. Will she stay there or continue along the same route that Eliot took last year?

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8 June 2013, 09:52 : Position 6

Excalibur has left French Guiana and crossed the frontier into Suriname! Following the route of Eliot, the Agami Heron tracked in 2012, she stayed close to the coast, between the Maroni and Paramaribo.

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1 June 2013, 13:53 : Position 5

On 1 June, Excalibur celebrated the start of the month by leaving Cayenne and heading west. During the day, she sent signals from between Montsinnéry and the Saut Léodate road.

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22 May 2013, 13:59 : Position 4

Excalibur remains in the mangroves opposite the old port of Cayenne, on the far side of the river.

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9 May 2013, 01:50 : Position 3

The bird has left for the Cayenne area and is located in the mangroves just beyond the bridge on the road to the town of Kourou.

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2 May 2013, 11:37 : Position 2

Excalibur is not far from Eskol, at Roura

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25 April 2013, 15:22 : Position 1

Although only marked a few hours earlier, bird 126553, a female named Excalibur, sent her first signals from the pool area

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