In todays’ race from Mildura 7/10/2012, 1381 WPF birds, 321 Geelong birds and app. 1000 Greater Melbourne birds were released at 8 am.  Conditions at the race point were clear with light Southwesterly winds.  Upon release birds cleared within 2 minutes, with app. 20 birds remaining at the race point.  For the trip home birds are expected to encounter South to Southwesterly winds of 15-25 kms/p/h, increasing to 20-35 kms/p/hr closer to home. Maximum temperatures expected in Victoria today range from between 11-15 degrees.  Best wishes to all.

Remember that production of clocks is within an hour an a half of clocking.


For the outside federations, co-ordinates are the same as the past 2 Mildura races:

Latitude:           -34,                   11,                  09.4

Longtitude:        142,                 10,                  07.6