A project of Canadian Wildlife Service.
click map for full-size version
Species: Black-bellied Plover
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2017-07-01 16:00:00
Release Location: Igloolik, Nunavut
Last Location: 2017-10-06 17:23:26
Iglulimmiutaujuq (pronounced Igloo-leem-mee-oot-tauw-yook) means 'she is from Igloolik' in Inuktitut because she was tagged with a geolocator in 2016 at the same location near the community of Igloolik, Nunavut. We recovered the geolocator and replaced it with a satellite tracker in 2017. Inuktitut is one of the Inuit languages of Nunavut in northern Canada where Iglulimmiutaujuq's breeding grounds are located.