Basket Thursday night for a Saturday release.....Congratulations I Ketchell CHPC 1st QRPF Rosedale 359 klms with QPF 17 1898 BBH @ 1363 mpm.
Friday 17th August 2018 8:36AM
The transporter stopped for the night at 1.45am Friday morning at the Appletree Road house and left again at 6.45am, reaching Miriamvale by 8.30am.
Friday 17th August 2018 2:10PM
The transporter arrived at Gladstone at 9.45am Friday and the birds were fed and watered.
Saturday 18th August 2018 6:48AM
The pigeons are expected to be released at 7.30am but the release report will not be available until after 8am
Weather forecast for Sat 18th Aug issued by BOM at 5am Sat 18th Aug.... Capricornia District (Gladstone)...Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. ....Wide Bay District..... Sunny day. Light winds becoming west 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.. ....Southeast Coast (Brisbane)... Sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwest 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
The pigeons were released at 7.30am into fine and clear conditions with a light SW wind. They formed 2 packs and were out of sight to the SW in 3 minutes. The trainers went up at 8am and left in the same direction immediately. Good luck and good returns to all members.