Category Archives: 7L/Aln

Aln: more on her activity on 17 September

Aln saw quite a bit of variety in the terrain below her yesterday, as she flew over industrialised Saarland on a course to the west of the Vosges mountains. Aln flew from 08.25 UTC to just after 14.00 before stopping … Continue reading

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Aln: flying through France

As expected, Aln reached the French border yesterday. She crossed into France at around midday. Aln travelled 167 km in a relatively short day compared to most migrating ospreys. The weather in eastern France today and tomorrow is likely to … Continue reading

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Aln: still in Germany

Today’s data upload covered only to mid-morning, so Aln was still travelling in Germany. Aln flew 178 km yesterday, halting at around 14.15. Yesterday’s ‘overview’ post contained a graphic showing she would have reached an area with frequent showers by … Continue reading

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Aln: more on her first 24 hours in Germany

Aln flew over the German border at about 11.00 UTC on Friday. She stopped for the first time at 11.36. By 13.59, she was crossing the Rhine. She halted soon after at the edge of a wood near Duisberg – … Continue reading

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Aln: flying through Germany

Late afternoon data shows Aln heading through Germany. As you can see, her course is curving round. Although the winds weren’t helpful, yet again. Aln flew 190 km yesterday, not the usual migration distance. She has had tough conditions, and … Continue reading

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Aln in the Netherlands

The last ‘detail’ post on Aln ended with her perched in polders near Gouda. Here is her route on 13 September. After leaving the Gouda area, Aln only travelled as far as a site near Leerdam. Aln arrived at the … Continue reading

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Aln: east into Germany

Very early data yesterday meant that this afternoon’s email contained well over 24 hours of data. On 14 September, Aln travelled just a few km over the day. But today she was flying through Germany when the transmitter uploaded to … Continue reading

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