Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ponds, pylons and other places

7H This week 7H has exhibited changes in behaviour culminating in a new roost area overnight since 28/29 October and exploration of new areas to the west. So what has she been up to? On 26 October she was at the Resort … Continue reading

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Old and new for 7H

The weather in Azemmour has been in the mid 30s Centigrade for the last week with light winds. 7H is doing considerably more flying than cousin UV so there are many more fixes showing her location. She has exhibited some minor … Continue reading

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UV takes it easy in sunny Portugal

UV is looking very settled in Portugal. This week the weather has been mainly sunny with temperatures in the mid to high 20s Centigrade, rather better than the previous wet and windy spell. Since the last post UV has ventured to … Continue reading

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Migration ‘up’date: up to nothing!

The two juveniles are still at their respective stopover locations. The weather early in the week would have been no encouragement to move on. The image below  shows the Atlantic depression on 15 October when it was heading east. It also indicates that … Continue reading

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Still nothing much to report

Neither of the juveniles has been exploring new areas over the last few days. 7H has re-visited the Mazagan Beach Club and especially the pond several times. Below is an image of it without lots of red dots! The bright green … Continue reading

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Update. If the lack of activity merits the title!

7H and UV are still in their respective stopover spots, which may become their wintering grounds at this rate. (That will make them move on!) On 5 October high tide for Azemmour was at 11.15. 7H was flying near the … Continue reading

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Day trippers

7H has continued to frequent a small stretch of the Oum Er Rbia near the estuary but she hasn’t landed for any length of time on the eastern side of the river. During her first few days in the area … Continue reading

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