Sep 28 2017
About 2 weeks ago when we were all expecting KS to be back home to Broome soon, it again
surprised us with another detour.
On 12-Sep, after flying 6 days non-stop from North Korea for nearly 4,900km, KS suddenly made a
north-east turn before heading offshore from South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Within 6 hours, KS again
travelled at its maximum speed of 55km/h for 330km to arrive at a reef area in South East Sulawesi.
Let’s not forget KU, the other successful runner returning from the breeding ground, has stayed at
Yingkou, Liaoning Province for 50 days!
Follow the link through to update 13 of the 2017 AWSG satellite transmitter project to read the latest on the progress of the tagged Whimbrel!
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