New 24h Latvian birdwatching rally race is in the preparation. It is
planned for September 15-16. Main sponsor is Latvian State Forestry, also
supports Nikon (prizes for participants and winners), birdinglatvia.lv and
Short summary of rules: 24h, 3-4 participants in team, free choice of route
within territory of Latvia, cars allowed, alive birds, no mechanical or
electronic bird voices reproduction for attracting birds, at least 3
participants should see or hear bird species to include in the list.
Biggest bird list wins.
As this is the first time - only invited teams participate: 3 from Latvia,
and hopefully some from Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden and Poland. We
are looking for expert level birdwatchers.
Gas expenses for 24h will be covered.
Can you answer at this preliminary stage about your and your team
participation? Race will be officially announced within a week. More
details will follow.
If you decide not to take part, maybe some of your friends, colleagues
(birders) could be interested in this event. If so, please, be so kind and
forward this message to them.
In case of questions, please, call Karlis Millers + 371 29252138 or Arnis
Zacmanis + 371 29225577. Written questions is also acceptable, be so kind
and write to firstname.lastname@example.org