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• Heron 126550
• Name : Kanapaich
• Sex : Male
• Ring number : EA 584959
• Date marked : 25 April 2013
• Place where marked: Marais de Kaw
• Type of transmitter : Argos (without GPS), battery-powered

19 December 2013, 15:01 : End of Kanapaich’s transmission!

No news since the 4th December. One has to think that Kanapaich's transmitter, the last one that was still functioning, has also now given up. We hope that Kanapaich is still alive and well and it's just the transmitter's battery that has reached the end of its life! That being so, we wish him (…)

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4 December 2013, 09:50 : Position 24

By the 4th December, Kanapaich's transmitter is the last one still functioning from all those fitted to the herons in April – we have our fingers crossed! As for our friend, he has still not moved since the previous positions indicated here (…)

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24 November 2013, 01:12 : Position 23

It now the 24th November, but Kanapaich has not really moved at all.

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14 November 2013, 01:19 : Position 22

Kanapaich, on the 14th November, has hardly moved for a month and a half.

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1 October 2013, 02:34 : Position 21

Kanapaich follows the coastline, heading towards the mouth of the Amazon!

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27 September 2013, 21:13 : Position 20

Kanapaich continues to move south.

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24 September 2013, 09:04 : Position 19

Kanapaich has headed about 20 km towards the south!

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21 September 2013, 02:41 : Position 18

Kanapaich stretches out his stay, with minimal movement. Is he gathering his strength for a move?

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10 September 2013, 21:21 : Position 17

A month later, and Kanapaich is still in the same area. Will he stay or will he move on, as did the heron Eliot in 2012 at around the same period?

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11 August 2013, 15:27 : Position 16

Kanapaich continues to stay in the same area. It appears that he likes the Brazilian coast!

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