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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 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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An egg for Nest 3 at last! And other news

The first egg for Nest 3 was laid sometime yesterday afternoon, 24 April. By then the pair had been together for 17 days. They had been mating since their reunion so why the arrival of the first egg is later … Continue reading

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UV continues through Spain

Today’s data update about UV’s migration came at lunchtime. He’s travelling through Spain but not at pace – yesterday he covered just 227 km in around 8 hours of flying. Here’s his route. There’s a distinct change of direction late yesterday, so what … Continue reading

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UV is in Spain

After a frustrating Thursday for UV, prevented by gales from crossing to Europe, he set out early this morning from an inland roost and possibly took advantage of a drop in wind levels just before dawn. He was offshore by 06.05 UTC and flew … Continue reading

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UV is still nearing Europe

In yesterday’s post a very colourful weather map showed likely gale force winds in the Strait of Gibraltar today. Paul predicted UV would have to halt his rapid migration and today’s data confirmed that assessment. The data arrived a few minutes … Continue reading

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