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Species: Black-bellied Plover
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2016-07-01 15:06:00
Release Location: East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Southampton Island, Nunavut
Last Location: 2017-03-27 10:13:47
Kanataupullunga (pronounced Can-na-tauw-pool-loon-na) means 'Canada Day' in Inuktitut for the day he was tagged (July 1st). Inuktitut is one of the Inuit languages of Nunavut in northern Canada where Kanataupullunga's breeding grounds are located.