Todays’ scheduled race from Hillston has been moved to Mossgiel, 92 kms West of Hillston and app. 510 kms to Melbourne, to avoid the Cumberland (Sydney) Federations liberation.
In todays’ race from Mossgiel 07/09/2013, 1047 WPF birds competing from 55 lofts, and 343 Geelong birds were released at 8am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with a light Southerly wind. Once released the birds left the race point within 2 mins in one group. For the trip home the birds are expected to encounter light cloud with West to SouthWesterly winds of between 15-20 km p/h. Top temperature expected in Melbourne today is 18 degrees.
Remember production of clocks is within an hour and a half of clocking.
Good luck to all.
The co-ordinates for Mossgiel for the Geelong Federation are:
Longitude: -32, 54, 12.9
Latitude: 144, 17, 39.7