In todays’ race from Barrigun 09/11/2013, 537 WPF birds along with 131 Geelong, app. 250 GMPF and app. 400 VRPU birds were released at 6.45 am. Conditions at the race point were sunny with some cloud cover with a light Southerly wind. Upon release the majority of the birds left within 6 minutes with a small group of app. 40 birds leaving after 20 minutes.
For the long trip home, the birds are expected to encounter South to South Westerly winds of between 15-35 km p/h all the way through to Victoria, with isolated showers along the way. Top temperature expected in NSW today is between 25-30 degrees and in Victoria 16 degrees.
Don’t forget production of clocks if clocking today is 8 pm or if clocking on Sunday, 7 pm Sunday night.
Good luck to all.
For the Geelong Federation the co-ordinates are:
Longitude: -29, 00, 37.5
Latitude: 145, 42, 44.5