Category Archives: Migration

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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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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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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Aln is on the move

Data today revealed Aln resumed her migration this morning. She’d travelled 191 km by mid afternoon. Not the usual migration map! Concentrate on the dark green points – that is Aln today, heading back to the area north of polytunnel … Continue reading

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