Category Archives: Blue UV

More river roving from UV

Our studies of UV’s movements, both last season and again this year, are providing some good data on how male ospreys in this part of their life-cycle (“pre-nuptial phase” in the slightly coy technical jargon) can cover very large amounts … Continue reading

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Update on UV

The last post about UV posed the question would he return to Kielder on Wednesday given the data showed him heading away from the area in the morning. Here’s the answer.However after his flying tour of two nests UV went … Continue reading

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River rover

Everyone at Kielder was delighted to hear that UV had returned safely on 1 May. But how often will we get to see him, over and around Kielder Water and Forest Park this year? You would think that UV might be … Continue reading

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UV arrived ‘home’ today

Today UV made a flying visit to Kielder after a very long day yesterday when he travelled 675 km from France to a roost inland of Blackpool. This graphic shows the UK part of the route and today’s onward travel … Continue reading

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More on UV

We received two more emails with backfill data today but only one more new fix. The solar charged battery takes some punishment sending three emails especially when there isn’t much sun! This graphic shows UV’s route today and the full … Continue reading

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UV is in the UK

UV has arrived in the UK. The times are UTC. He was flying at 05.19 UTC, an early start for him.  Data for 28 April is still missing so we should receive another email later. It’s always a special moment … Continue reading

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UV is in northern France

We only have partial data but last night’s download indicates UV left NE Spain sometime on 28 April. By 18.13 UTC yesterday he was about 40 km NW of Angers. UV had covered around 790 km in that time. Since setting … Continue reading

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