A young man named Fahd Qash from Saudi Arabia’s Jizan region found something unexpected in the swamp during his walk.
What he found was a dead Steppe Eagle with a GPS tracking device around its neck. Upon closer inspection, the man saw that the device contained the owner’s email.
It later turned out that the GPS was installed in Kazakhstan.
The tracking device recorded all of the bird’s migration maps. It turned out that the scientists were doing an experiment in which they attached a GPS to 20 supposed eagles and marked every place they visited on their long journeys. Birds of prey passed through many countries but, interestingly, stayed away from the sea.
The map below shows all the trips these eagles did in a year.