Monthly Archives: October 2015

VY and UV update

First, thanks to everyone who has given support here and elsewhere following the loss of 7H. This post was in preparation when our focus had to shift to 7H’s data. The last post about VY described her settling into a new … Continue reading

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7H: Just a few of so many memories

7H was the youngest chick on Nest 2. She had hatched by the time the nestcam stream started on 7 June. This was our first view of her, peeping out at the world as her mother stood up. From day 1 she … Continue reading

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A very dark day

There is very bad news about 7H in Morocco. Earlier in the week her data indicated there was a problem. Her last known position was pinpointed and a search found her body nearby. An examination into the cause of death has been inconclusive. If/when … Continue reading

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UV: a bit of a mystery

The last post about UV covered his departure from the Langue de Barbarie for what seemed to be just an overnight excursion. But after one more or less ‘normal’ day he has deserted his small territory in the north of the … Continue reading

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7H spreads her wings

7H has been indulging in some high flying recently. She has also made a couple of visits to the irrigated area about 25 km west of her base near Azemmour. Usually when she travels there she catches a thermal one way … Continue reading

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VY explores the Casamance River. Or a small part of it!

VY arrived back to the south shore of the Casamance River on 30 September but to a new area for her about 20 km from her previous site. This image shows her activity from arrival near Adeane to 7 October. This is how … Continue reading

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UV visits Mauritania!

On 3 October UV set out for the mainland. He didn’t stop at his usual wetland area about 7 km inland which he had visited the previous two days but travelled almost 50 km further to the Lampsar River. He roosted … Continue reading

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