1.145.774 Raptors!

The 11th Batumi Raptor Count has finished. We counted more than a million raptors and record numbers of a.o. Imperial Eagles, Short-toed Eagles and Black Storks.

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Batumi Raptor Count (BRC) aims to monitor and promote the Batumi bottleneck, where over 1,000,000 migrating raptors pass each autumn.

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We are looking for counters for the 11th Batumi Raptor Count this autumn: August 17th til October 16th, 2018.

Autumn Count 2018

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