Category Archives: Blue UV

A bit more on UV’s migration

Now that UV is definitely migrating we can add a few timings and little detail. On 13 April, the day he departed, he probably caught an early fish and then ate it on a favourite Baobab inland. He was in … Continue reading

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UV is definitely migrating!

Yesterday it wasn’t clear from the data whether UV had begun his migration or was having an Easter outing. In 2016 he didn’t have any jaunts before he migrated and today’s data proves he is on his way back to the … Continue reading

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Is UV thinking about starting his second Spring migration? Maybe!

Late data yesterday revealed UV could have started his second Spring migration at about 10.50 UTC. Last year he headed SE so it was a relief to see his track going NE. Mostly. UV flew at a maximum recorded altitude of 1289m … Continue reading

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Quiet times for UV

In March UV was very settled in his overwintering spot in northern Senegal. He seldom travelled far from his central area to places such as the canal and Lac Guembeul to the east. Over the month he had a few trips … Continue reading

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Track and field

Paul has created what we think is a first, a marriage of satellite tracking data with photos of the osprey’s activity observed in the field – in this case UV foraging. Here is UV on an earlier foray on 26 … Continue reading

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Changing places

In the last post we described changes to the northern part of the Langue de Barbarie. An increase in human activity in the unpopulated area at its southern end may well be why UV – and other ospreys – were less … Continue reading

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A different place

This blog is about habitat change on the northern part of the Langue de Barbarie but we’ll start and end with some ospreys! One of the puzzling aspects of UV’s behaviour since his return to his wintering area in October 2016 … Continue reading

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