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UV: his first couple of months in wintering grounds

UV arrived back in his wintering area on 15 October 2017. As in 2016, he had several exploratory flights further afield in the first few days after his return. Since then, he has been within his usual broad range. You … Continue reading

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A great start to the New Year!

Jean-Marie Dupart was out photographing ospreys this morning, and he found UV enjoying brunch on the same Baobab as on 22 December, when Jean-Marie photographed him flying away. Here is a lovely sequence of Jean-Marie’s photos of a well-fed looking … Continue reading

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Best ever Christmas present

Just over a week ago, Aln’s GSM/GPS transmitter sent a limited amount of data from near the northern end of the Banc d’Arguin National Park in Mauritania. There are very few GSM masts in the area. Today, Aln was within … Continue reading

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UV update – with his photo, taken today!

Latterly, UV has been spending much of his time in a small area near Pilote Barre lighthouse in northern Senegal. Our friend Jean-Marie Dupart has made several visits to the area over the last few days. This morning, he saw … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early – Aln is safe

Until late yesterday afternoon, we lacked any knowledge of Aln’s whereabouts since she was in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains early on 9 November. We have now received a precious 100 data points, all from yesterday. Although we … Continue reading

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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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