Category Archives: UK

Aln: looking back at recent activity

Apart from Aln’s short ride in The Wash on a cargo ship, we haven’t delved into the detail of her recent activity. 11 September saw her leave the Lake District and head across country. Aln skirted the industrial towns of … Continue reading

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Aln: to the Netherlands

Nest 2 juvenile Aln has encountered tough migrating conditions so far. Held up for a day in the Lake District, she flew in an usual direction yesterday because of strong westerly winds. Today, very early, she crossed the North Sea … Continue reading

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Aln: overview and more

This is an overview post with a difference – detail. Aln’s data today reveals that she stopped short of the Lincolnshire coast yesterday afternoon. She flew 233 km, mostly in under four hours after a normal ‘stop, start’ few km … Continue reading

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Aln sets off again

After a stopover in the south of the Lake District yesterday, caused by inclement weather, Aln resumed her migration today. Aln’s cross country route, 182 km so far today by last fix, shows the impact of strong WNW winds affecting … Continue reading

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UV on 9 September

Yesterday’s look at UV’s activity on Friday mentioned that he was seen twice on Saturday morning early in the day. He must have been photographed many times yesterday afternoon, which he spent at RSPB Arne during their raptor weekend! First, … Continue reading

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UV is in France. Aln has gone nowhere

UV reached the English coast early yesterday afternoon, but didn’t cross to France until this morning. UV spent yesterday afternoon at RSPB Arne. Five ospreys were reported there, UV was one! ¬†There’ll be closer look at his activity yesterday in … Continue reading

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Aln is off!

Aln began her migration today. It is 107 days since she hatched. She was on the nest, eating some remnants of fish, late morning. She flew from Nest 2 at 11.15 BST. The first data fix of her migration is … Continue reading

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