Monthly Archives: January 2018

Y6 seen again in The Gambia

Regular readers will remember that last November, Chris Wood saw Blue Y6, the youngest of the three Nest 2 2016 offspring, at Tanji Bird Reserve in The Gambia. Despite several visits in December, Y6 was not seen again. And there … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards

UV has been going backwards and forwards, visiting some favourite spots from his coastal core area. But before reviewing his activity in the first half of January, here is a map of his migrations to date. This map, and images … Continue reading

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UV: his first couple of months in wintering grounds

UV arrived back in his wintering area on 15 October 2017. As in 2016, he had several exploratory flights further afield in the first few days after his return. Since then, he has been within his usual broad range. You … Continue reading

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A great start to the New Year!

Jean-Marie Dupart was out photographing ospreys this morning, and he found UV enjoying brunch on the same Baobab as on 22 December, when Jean-Marie photographed him flying away. Here is a lovely sequence of Jean-Marie’s photos of a well-fed looking … Continue reading

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