Monthly Archives: January 2017

Energy to burn

The typical image of an overwintering osprey is of a bird feeding once or perhaps twice a day, maybe having a short fly around now and again but mainly perching by or near water. GPS trackers are the main source … Continue reading

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Out and about

It has been nearly two weeks since an update on UV and mostly his activity can be summed up as ‘more of the same’.  Over several consecutive days he can perch for most of the time in one small area then desert … Continue reading

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Have wings, will fly

Now we’ve entered a new quarter – and year – Paul has created heatmaps showing UV’s daytime activity from October to December 2016. (UV arrived back from migration on 11 October.) Here is the overview heatmap – the redder the colour on … Continue reading

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Sand and dust

Since the last update on 24 December UV has continued to travel between various coastal and inland day spots. On 28 December he appeared to be perched in the water, not on the sandy shore, near Lac Guembeul. The Google … Continue reading

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