Todays race, the 1st Birchip, 11/8/2012.
In todays’ race 1797 W.P.F. birds and 455 Geelong birds were released at 9.30am. Upon release birds split into two groups, the first of app. 1700 birds left within three minutes, with the remaining app. 500 birds, leaving after a further five minutes. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with a 10-15 knot Southerly wind.
On the way home birds will encounter Southerly winds of approximately 10-25 k/p/h with an expected temperature of 15 deg,
Remember production of clocks is within an hour and a half of clocking.
Good luck to all.
For the Geelong Club, the co-ordinates are:
Latitude: -35, 58, 50.4
Longtitude 142 55, 18.9