Imperial eagle banding in Kazakhstan

Pete Bloom is spending the next 10 days helping researchers in the Kostanay region of Kazakhstan trap and attach GSM (satellite) transmitters to two Imperial eagles.  Here are some pictures of the area in which the eagles are located.  We will keep posting updates, please check back!

Peter stumbled across this threatened grassland Praying Mantis, a female ovipositor with eggs.  

Posted on September 17, 2015 and filed under science.