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Grace at Stumpy Lake May 11-14, 2017

Again no data May 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13 and little data the other days. However, we have enough satellite data to know that Grace flew from TRS in North Carolina to Back Bay NWR on May 8, and then to Stumpy Lake on May 11. As of this map Grace remains at Stumpy Lake – WHITE arrow May 14 at 5:18am. Click on maps to enlarge.

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Grace Returns to Tidewater Research Station 5/5/2017

Grace has returned to home base – the North Carolina Tidewater Research Station. Again there was no data for April 30, May 1,3,4 and very little the rest of the week. However we know that she flew from the Greenbrier section of Chesapeake to Chowan county on the  Albemarle River, and flew across the Albemarle on early morning May 2 to TRS. As of this satellite map Grace is still there on May 5 at 9:55am – WHITE arrow. Click on maps to enlarge.

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Grace Visits Honey Bee/ Stumpy Lake 4/29/2017

Very limited data because solar battery is weak. No data 4/24, 25, 27, 28 and very little 4/23, 26, 29. Grace Began at Sandbridge in Virginia Beach then flew to Stumpy Lake, Honey Bee Golf Course. On April 28 she was at Big Bethel Reservoir on the Peninsula. It is the only data point for April 28 so we don’t know when she flew there or when she left. On April 29 she was at the Virginia Beach landfill, and as of this satellite map she appears to be flying west about to cross I-64 in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake – WHITE arrow April 29 at 6:45pm. Click on maps to enlarge.

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Grace at Sandbridge Va Beach 4/23/17

Again we are missing data because of low power in Grace’s solar battery in her satellite transmitter. No data for April 18, 19, 21, 22, and only partial data the other days last week. Grace was first at the North Carolina Tidewater Agriculture Research Station east of Plymouth. Sometime on April 21 she flew to Chesapeake in the Mount Pleasant area. As of this map Grace is at Sandbridge near Sand Bend Road – WHITE arrow April 23 at 9:50am. Click on maps to enlarge.

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Grace Make Round-trip to Hampton 4/16/2017

Very limited data for Grace this week. No data April 9, 10, 13, 15. Very little the other days for the past week. We do know Grace was at Big Bethel Reservoir in Hampton and then flew back to TRS in North Carolina. As of this map April 16 at Midnight – WHITE arrow – Grace was at TRS.

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