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Lambert is the male family name of Isabella Tree who is married to environmentalist Charlie Burrell, the inspiration behind the Knepp Wildland Project.

Lambert the Cuckoo
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 08:00
Tagging Location:
Fresco, Knepp Estate, Sussex
Age when found:
Over one year
Satellite Tag No.:
Wing Length (mm):

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Lambert's journey from 21 May 2018 to 21 May 2019

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Lambert's movements

08 May 2019 - Lambert is back

An update received from Lambert's tag at 04:50 this morning showed that Lambert had succesfully covered the remaining 498 Km (309 miles) from his last location near Mazieres-en-Gatine in west central France to his breeding grounds in Sussex. Lambert is one of three Cuckoos tagged on the Knepp Estate.

02 May 2019 - Lambert pushes north

Updates received from Lambert's tag late yesterday afternoon show that he has flown 400 Km (249 miles) north from his last location in southern Spain to the La Rioja province of northern Spain, near the González-Lacasa Reservoir. 

29 Apr 2019 - Lambert reaches Spain

An update received from Lambert's tag this morning shows that he has crossed from northern Algeria into southern Spain. He is currently on the northern edge of the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Natural Park, the largest protected area in Spain. Lambert has another 1,380 Km (857 miles) to go before he can join fellow Cuckoo Knepp back on the Knepp Estate in Sussex where he was tagged. 

23 Apr 2019 - Lambert has crossed the desert

Lambert began his desert crossing around 9.00am on 19 April and 24 hours later was 1,295km (805 miles) into the crossing and still going. By 9.00am on 21 April he had made it and was in northeastern Algeria and on the northern edge of the desert. His crossing speed was 68kph (42mph). He is currently in farmland to the south of the town of Chettouane Belaila.

11 Apr 2019 - Lambert carries on west

Lambert really isn't hanging around. During the last week he has moved a further 590km (367 miles) west, across Ghana and into Ivory Coast. He is currently close to the east bank of the River Comoe and west of the town of Dalaware.

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