Chester returns to the south of England

12 May 2015

By the 11 May Chester had covered the 1500km (930 miles) from his last location in Spain and returned to his breeding grounds at Ashdown Forest in Sussex, becoming the ninth of our tagged Cuckoos to make it back to the UK.

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PJ moves back west - 20 Mar 2019
During the last few days PJ and headed back west. He has flown over 100km (65 miles) and is on the banks of the Nzi River to the south of Kassikankro. Presumably these movements are in search of better feeding conditions.
Victor in Ivory Coast - 18 Mar 2019
Victor has crossed the border into Ivory Coast. He is now one of five satellite tagged Cuckoos in Ivory Coast. He is currently just to the east of the town of Diambarakrou and 179km (111 miles) south and west of his stopover in Ghana.
Thomas has moved west - 18 Mar 2019
Thomas is still in Nigeria but has moved 373km (231 miles) to the west. He is in an area of forest to the south of the town of Osu.