22 May 2012

22 May: Weather forecast suggests departure friday ...

On 20 May all 10 birds we follow by satellite telemetry were still in Denmark. But the weather forecast increasingly suggests that departure soon will take place. According to previous experiences most birds will depart with the first south-souteasterlies after 23 May. The transmitters upload data every five days, and the next uplink is on friday 25 May, where the wind is predicted to come from south. So perhaps there will be some exiting news for the blog on friday ...