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Aves, 33/2 | 1996 | 65-75

  Unusual passage of Common Cranes (Grus grus) in autumn 1994?
De Liedekerke, R.

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Autumn passage of Common Cranes was remarkable in 1994, especially in the 4th November. Following an appeal via the media over 800 flights were reported. The spectacular nature of this passage was largely caused by a slight shift of the normal migratory route onto a narrower front, and the birds passed through an many more days than usual.