Category Archives: Blue 7H

Christmas comes early – Aln is safe

Until late yesterday afternoon, we lacked any knowledge of Aln’s whereabouts since she was in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains early on 9 November. We have now received a precious 100 data points, all from yesterday. Although we … Continue reading

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7H: Just a few of so many memories

7H was the youngest chick on Nest 2. She had hatched by the time the nestcam stream started on 7 June. This was our first view of her, peeping out at the world as her mother stood up. From day 1 she … Continue reading

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A very dark day

There is very bad news about 7H in Morocco. Earlier in the week her data indicated there was a problem. Her last known position was pinpointed and a search found her body nearby. An examination into the cause of death has been inconclusive. If/when … Continue reading

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7H spreads her wings

7H has been indulging in some high flying recently. She has also made a couple of visits to the irrigated area about 25 km west of her base near Azemmour. Usually when she travels there she catches a thermal one way … Continue reading

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7H in September

In August 7H began concentrating her activity more on the areas of the river she frequented on her arrival at her wintering grounds in 2014. This animation created by Paul shows well her change to more interest in the coast during … Continue reading

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It’s an anniversary today…

On 23 September 2014 7H reached the second largest river in Morocco… and that was the end of her migration! Initially it seemed she had paused at a staging post but as the days went by it became clear she … Continue reading

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7H in August

In August 7H made some adjustments to her behaviour which are clear to see in another of Paul’s excellent animations.What do we learn about 7H and foraging? In summary, although she visited the irrigated area west of Azemmour three times … Continue reading

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