Category Archives: 7L/Aln

Best ever Christmas present

Just over a week ago, Aln’s GSM/GPS transmitter sent a limited amount of data from near the northern end of the Banc d’Arguin National Park in Mauritania. There are very few GSM masts in the area. Today, Aln was within … Continue reading

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UV update – with his photo, taken today!

Latterly, UV has been spending much of his time in a small area near Pilote Barre lighthouse in northern Senegal. Our friend Jean-Marie Dupart has made several visits to the area over the last few days. This morning, he saw … Continue reading

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Aln

There has been no new data from Aln’s GSM/GPS transmitter since early on Thursday 9 November, when she was setting out to cross the High Atlas Mountains. Her southerly course was well to the east of most migration flyways. The image … Continue reading

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Brief update

Our friend in northern Senegal, Jean-Marie Dupart, spent 8 hours in Archer’s territory yesterday. There is no still no news about her whereabouts. There’ll be a post tomorrow with photographs of the habitat and information from Jean-Marie. We are very … Continue reading

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Aln’s first two days in Africa

After crossing to Morocco from Spain early on 7 November, Aln carried on flying. Aln’s course was roughly parallel to the coast, but always moving further away from it, especially after the coastline curved south of Rabat. An early landmark … Continue reading

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Aln reaches the High Atlas Mountains

Aln’s data arrived late yesterday, and today’s email came very early. Here is her travel since arriving in Morocco. Aln flew 435 km on 7 November, but only 178 km yesterday as she crossed the western edge of the Middle … Continue reading

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More on Aln’s departure from Spain

Aln decided to head south yesterday morning, leaving the mountains for the first time in over a month. Aln’s course took her over the reservoir at Negratín, which she has visited before, and down to the coastal area. She turned … Continue reading

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