In todays’ race from Mt. Hope, 14/09/2013, 1175 WPF birds, 293 Geelong birds and app. 2000 VRPU and GMPF birds for a total of app. 3300 birds were released at 7.15 am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with little to no wind. ‘ Once released the birds left the race point in one group within three minutes.
For the trip home the birds are expected to encounter light variable winds all the way through to Melbourne. Top temperature expected in Victoria today is 18 degrees.
Remember production of clocks is within an hour and a half of clocking.
Good luck to all.
For the Geelong Federation, the co-ordinates are:
Longitude: -32, 50, 32.7
Latitude: 145, 52, 39.2.