Category Archives: Abroad

UV update

UV received a few brief mentions in early November – he was mainly loafing in his wintering grounds in coastal northern Senegal. Since then, he has had a couple of trips inland to a canal he visits occasionally. He turned … 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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The search for Archer

We haven’t received any data for Archer since 11 October. She had been overwintering in an area between the main N2 road and the Senegal River. Our friend Jean-Marie Dupart visited on 20 October, but saw no ospreys. He made … 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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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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Into Africa

Aln crossed to Morocco early this morning. In Paul’s graphic you can see a two stage hop – the first few blue fixes were in the early hours. More about that in a ‘detail’ post later. Aln left from her … Continue reading

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