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Carlton II

Named by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust as he was tagged at Carlton Marshes in Lowestoft, part of the beautiful Suffolk Broads and a nature reserve managed by the Trust.

Carlton II the Cuckoo
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 08:00
Tagging Location:
Carlton Marshes, Norfolk Broads
Age when found:
Over one year
Satellite Tag No.:
Wing Length (mm):

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Carlton II's journey from 23 May 2019 to 24 June 2019

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Carlton II's movements

19 Jun 2019 - Carlton II mostly in Norfolk

Carlton II seems to have forsaken Carlton Marshes this year and spent most of his time in the area to the north of Aldeby and west out to Loddon and Oulton Broad in the east. He has ventured as far north as the southern edge of Great Yarmouth. When we last heard from him on 17 June he was on the northern bank of the River Waveney, to the south east of Somerleyton. In 2018 he began his journey south on 2 July, transmitting from southwest France on that day.

04 Jun 2019 - Carlton II moving around Suffolk

Since arriving back at Carlton Marshes, Suffolk, during the first week of May, Carlton II seems to have been spending most of his time a little further to the west, just to the north of Haddiscoe Marshes and Thorpe. Currently he is further north still, frequenting the area between the rivers Yare and Waveney, close to Burgh Castle.

08 May 2019 - Carlton II makes it home

Carlton II completed his return migration in the last few days, covering the 1,180 Km (733 miles) from northern Spain to Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve near Lowestoft.

25 Apr 2019 - Carlton II in Extremadura

The latest updates from Carlton II's tag received at 08:00 this morning show that he has progressed north into west central Spain. He is now in Extremadura, near the small town of Torremenga.

23 Apr 2019 - Carlton II is on his way

Over the Easter weekend we received a series of locations showing Carlton II heading across the desert and by early evening on 20 April he had made it to southern Morocco. He didn't hang around though as by the evening of 22 April he was in southern Spain, just to the north of Marbella. During this movement he has flown 3,283km (2,040 miles).

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