Hennah has been named by a BTO Member after First Lieutenant William Hennah who was on HMS Mars at the Battle of Trafalgar, and after Captain Duff was killed, took command of the ship.
- Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 01:00
- Tagging Location:
- Bolderwood, New Forest, Hampshire
- Age when found:
- Over one year
- Satellite Tag No.:
- Wing Length (mm):
24 Feb 2016 - Hennah still missing
We last heard from Hennah in August, when his tag looked to be failing. Having not heard from him since we have to assume that ths is the case. At the time of the last locations he seemed to be alive and well.
05 Nov 2015 - Still no news from Hennah
Even though we haven't heard from Hennah for a while now we still don't want to write him off, and hope that his tag will once again spring back into life.
09 Oct 2015 - Tag problems continue for Hennah
There have been no further signals from Hennah's tag since the middle of August. We think that his tag battery charge is to blame for this as it had dwindled even further before the last messages. The good news is that the temperature data indicated that he was still alive. Signals have been intermittant for some time and between February and April of this year we also went without signals, before he then surprised us by transmitting back in the UK safe and sound. Hopefully we will receive some more in future so that we can continue to follow his journey.
15 Jul 2015 - Hennah in Africa and across the Sahara
We've received good signals from Hennah's tag showing that he is not only in Africa but has already completed his crossing of the Sahara Desert and is now in Chad. He is the second Cuckoo to arrive in Africa this summer. Low quality signals were received on 12 July around lunchtime showing him in northern Libya and since then he has travelled 1825km (1130 miles) across the desert.
30 Jun 2015 - A good signal from Hennah
A good signal from Hennah on 29 June has shown that he continued on his flight south and is currently in central Italy, northwest of Pizzoli.
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