Archives for January 2013

Around Loch Assynt then slowly to Alladale

Suilven was near Quinag on 12th and 13th January and then flew to spend time in his natal area south of Loch Assynt, before drifting SE from 24th and arriving in Alladale on 26th

January 12th to 28th

January 12th to 28th

No change

Ranging in usual area of 36 square km near Peebles

From Morar back to Glenshiel

Reay was on south side of Loch Morar on 14th/15th January and on north side 15th – 18th, then from 18th to 20th was north of Kinlochourn. From 20th to 26th settled down on the north side of the Glenshiel range in the glen by Ciste Dubh

January 8th to 26th

January 8th to 26th

Back and for across Badenoch

Fearnan flew north via Glen Tromie to the Monadliaths and was in the Dulnain valley, where there is a contested proposal for a windfarm,. She moved to Alvie pinewoods on 19th to 22nd, and then flew back to Cuaich via Glen Tromie on 22nd, present there to 26th.

January 8th to 22nd

January 8th to 22nd

Moved from Sutherland to Easter Ross

107’s transmitter needs some sun to charge up but non GPS signals showed he was in Strathnaver on 18th January and had flown south to be in the glen woodlands west of Evanton on evening of 22nd January

January 18th and 22nd

January 18th and 22nd

Big flights around the Highlands

106 left the Monadhliaths on 15th January and flew NW to Loch Cluanie for the night, next night she roosted north of the north end of Loch Maree. On 17th and 18th she was south of Little Gruinard and on 18th west of Kinlochewe late afternoon. On 19th to 26th she  made flights around the big area between Loch Monar, Loch Mullardoch, Loch Meig, Strathconon and Struy

January 15th to 25th

January 15th to 25th

No news

Hoping for good weather to see if sunshine will charge up the battery and give us news of Canisp, who has been in north-west Sutherland

Same place

Rothiemurchus remains in favoured haunts within range of 1 square km. Chris Wood who has sponsored the download charges for Red 8T is in The Gambia and hopes to look for Rothiemurchus during his holiday trip – good luck!

January 12th to 27th

January 12th to 27th

No change

Red 8T remains wintering is same small area of mangroves (range 0.6 square kms) except for flight north to fish and back

January 12th to 27th

January 12th to 27th

No change

Fearna remains in the same area on south bank of River Senegal

January 12th to 26th

January 12th to 26th