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Henry

Named by the tag’s funder, Ann Masters, after the first born of Katherine, the eldest of two girls who moved in next door to her in 1999.

Status:
Active
Tagged:
Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 05:00
Tagging Location:
Dundonnell Estate, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
Sex:
Male
Age when found:
Adult
Satellite Tag No.:
262933
Wing Length (mm):
226

Henry's journey from 16 May 2024 to 11 July 2024

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Henry's movements

08 Jul 2024 - Henry heads into France

Since our last update, Henry has left West Sussex and flown a distance of 300 km (186 miles), taking him to the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France, approximately 65 km (40 miles) to the south-west of Paris.

03 Jul 2024 - Henry checks in for flight south

Henry left the Montrose area rather swiftly, and headed straight down into north-east England. From here he continued on to West Sussex, in a journey covering around 680 km (422 miles).   

He is currently just 8 km (5 miles) west of London Gatwick Airport.

01 Jul 2024 - Henry the first...

The first of our 2024-tagged Scottish Cuckoos has made a move!

Henry has left his summer Highland residency in Ross and Cromarty, and has flown over 200 km (124 miles) south-east to the North Sea coast.

Currently just north of Montrose, it will be interesting to see where he heads from here – will he follow the coastline down through Edinburgh and into the Borders or will he head due south over open water, past the outer Firth of Forth, into north-east England?

Past updates from Henry

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