Date: 6 months ago   Category: Regions

Moscow region cranes were going to be supplied with GPS sensors


Minekologiya of Moscow area will consider the application about attachment to legs of 30 gray cranes in the northeast of area of GPS sensors. It is reported on the website of the regional government on Friday, August 24. Ornithologists explain that it will help to learn more about migration routes of a rare species. "It is about attachment to legs of cranes tiny GPS логгеров – the devices capable to accept information from satellite group and to transfer her to other device, or to write down in the built-in memory" — the minister of ecology and environmental management of the Moscow region Alexander Kogan has told. He has also added that today it is known that cranes fly away on a wintering to the countries of the Middle East and Northeast Africa, however the little is known of places of migration stops and congestions. Satellite monitoring, according to him, will help scientists to learn more information. About 150 couples of cranes constantly nest in the region, and premigration congestions in the northeast contain up to two thousand individuals, it is said in the statement. In July of last year biologists have found in the Moscow region of a rare feathery predator — an eagle dwarf. It wasn't in this territory of nearly 30 years. A month earlier couple of black storks who didn't lodge in Moscow area nearly hundred years have given posterity. The authorities have noted improvement of ecological conditions.

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