Vigilamus's Blog Archive

Vigilamus settled in Ghana - for now - 24 Mar 2016

Locations received from Vigilamus during the early morning of 23 March show that he is still in the general area he arrived in on 9 March.

Vigilamus on his way - 10 Mar 2016

On the 6 March Vigilamus was in southern Cameroon, presumably preparing for the flight west. Since them he has flown 1,539km (958 miles), through Nigeria, Benin and Togo. He is currently in Ghana, 56km (34 miles) from the border with Ivory Coast. He arrived here during the early morning of 9 March.

Vigilamus is on the move - 07 Mar 2016

Locations received from Vigilamus during the evening of 6 March shiow that he is still in Cameroon but has moved 419km (260 miles) west. He is currently 5km (3 miles) southeast of Mbango.

Vigilamus in Cameroon - just - 24 Feb 2016

A location received from Vigilamus on 21 February showed that he had moved north again and crossed the border into Cameroon. He is currently 1.4km (.87 miles) into Cameroon and 101km (63 miles) northwest of his last location in Congo. Could this be the start of his long journey home? 

Vigilamus now most northerly Cuckoo - 20 Jan 2016

A location received from Vigilamus during the evening of 16 January showed that he had moved 600km (372 miles) north and west of his location in DRC. He is now in the north-west corner of Congo and close to the border with Gabon, so currently our most northerly Cuckoo. He is also our only Cuckoo that is currently north of the Equator and therefore in the northern hemisphere.