In todays’ race from Mt, Hope, 21/09/2013, 790 WPF birds along with 249 Geelong,  app.1000 GMPF and app. 850 VRPU birds were released at 7.30 am.  Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with no wind.  Once released the birds left the race point in one group within two minutes.

For the trip home the birds are expected to encounter light winds, with light cloud all the way back home to Melbourne. Once in Melbourne winds are expected to shift to North to North Westerly of 10 to 20 kn p/h.  Top temperature expected in Victoria today is 21 degrees.

Remember production of clocks is within one and a half hours of clocking.

Good luck to all.

The co-ordinates for the Geelong Federation are the same as last week:

Longitude:    -32,    50,    32.7

Latitude:        145,   52,     39.2