In todays’ race from Rochester, 29/06/2013, 1785 WPF birds, competing from 56 lofts and 593 Geelong birds were released at 11 am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with little to no wind. Upon release the birds left the race point within a minute and a half in one group.
For the journey home the birds are expected to encounter light southerly winds of 10-20 km p/h. Top temperature expected in Victoria today is 16 degrees.
Remember production of clocks is one and a half hours after clocking.
Good luck to all.
For the Geelong Federation: Co-ordinates are the same as the last Rochester race:
Longitude: -36, 21, 33.700
Latitude: 144, 33, 9.900