In todays’ race from Cobar, 12/10/2013, 441 WPF birds, competing from 50 lofts along with app. 2200 VRPU, GMPF, VHA AND VPO BIRDS were released at 7.30am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with no wind. Upon release the birds left the race point in one group within two minutes.
For the trip home birds are expected to encounter North Easterly winds of 15 to 20 km p/h early in the day, shifting to North Westerly increasing to 20 to 30 km p/h in the middle of the day, then easing early afternoon. Top temperature expected in Victoria today is 26 degrees.
Don’t forget that production of clocks is at 8 pm.