Satellite Tracking Update Monday 14th Oct

Well it looks like Blue YZ is past the worst of her arduous crossing of the El Djouf Desert and has made it safely to its southern edge. After roosting again on Friday night on the top of sand dunes she flew more than 300 km on Saturday , showing no sign of letting up speed.

Blue YZ up to Saturday night - Copyright SWT
Blue YZ up to Saturday night – Copyright SWT

The latest  satellite data  available on shows up to Saturday night, but by then she was safely into an area with water availability and some more vegetated valleys.

The landscape near her Saturday night roost
The landscape near her Saturday night roost

 

What a relief she has made it through the most inhospitable par to of her migration journey as far- but what will she choose to do next?  More news as we have it.

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Well it looks like Blue YZ is past the worst of her arduous crossing of the El Djouf Desert and has made it safely to its southern edge. After roosting …

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