Monthly Archives: April 2017

More on UV

We received two more emails with backfill data today but only one more new fix. The solar charged battery takes some punishment sending three emails especially when there isn’t much sun! This graphic shows UV’s route today and the full … Continue reading

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Number 3 for Nest 3

The third egg was laid on Nest 3 today. Early this morning there were still two when the female handed over incubation to the male. By 11.40 three eggs were visible but the recording is corrupted so no image, unfortunately. At … Continue reading

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UV is in the UK

UV has arrived in the UK. The times are UTC. He was flying at 05.19 UTC, an early start for him.  Data for 28 April is still missing so we should receive another email later. It’s always a special moment … Continue reading

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UV is in northern France

We only have partial data but last night’s download indicates UV left NE Spain sometime on 28 April. By 18.13 UTC yesterday he was about 40 km NW of Angers. UV had covered around 790 km in that time. Since setting … Continue reading

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Double egg day at Kielder

This afternoon the Nest 3 female laid her second egg at 14.08. She’d been behind the nest cup a few minutes earlier when there was still just one egg. As on Nest 4 earlier today she had to see off … Continue reading

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Third egg for Nest 4

This morning the third egg was expected on Nest 4. 69 incubated briefly a couple of times and Mrs 69 had to fend off an unringed intruder. Mrs 69 settled down again until at 11.05 she started to fidget and stood … Continue reading

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An egg for Nest 3 at last! And other news

The first egg for Nest 3 was laid sometime yesterday afternoon, 24 April. By then the pair had been together for 17 days. They had been mating since their reunion so why the arrival of the first egg is later … Continue reading

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