Sadly Keen’s gone missing – no news since last signals
Keen moved over 70 kms on 16th October. She started in the Angus Hills and moved onto the low ground (probably due to the cold weather) and was just west of Newtonmill north of Brechin over farmlands 11.47 am to 12.24pm. Then she apparently flew NE and was nearly 8 kms off shore of Johnshaven t 2.29pm but back on the shore south of Gourdon at 2.36pm. Accurate location at 4.39pm showed she had flown north and was over famland near Roadside of Catterline and then at 5.18pm was a km south, inland from Catterline. No signals since may be due to lack of transmissions or loss of the bird.
Keen was in the usal hanuts at Glenthnot and further inland on 11th and 14th October, but on 16th she had moved to famlands on low ground south of Edzell, near Mill of Balrownie. It was in the morning – a day of strong cold westerlies with snow on high hills
Keen ranged on 11th October in an area of 17 square kms between Ben Tirran and Glenlethnot
Keen was roosting in the hills at the beginning of Glen Lethnot very early today
On 6 October she was in the Glenlethnot hills from midday to 3 PM but by the evening she had moved 11 km south west to the east side of Glen Clova
At 1pm on 29th September she had had flown back inland was over farmlands near Monboddo, SE of Drumtochty
Keen roosted overnight 26th/27th September in usual area of Angus glens but by evening of 28th had flown 43 kms NE and roosted overnight on Curlethney Hill and Hill of Allochie, 3 miles north of Stonehaven. Next morning at 7.04am it was apparently half km offshore of the nearest coast but then turned back and at 9.37am was back on the low hills.
Roosted overnight low down in GlenLethnot and by mid morning had flown 9 kms NW to the top of the glen and ranging the hills.
Keen clearly did not like the lowlands of Central Scotland. Today’s first signals showed that she had returned to her favourite haunts in the Angus glens. During the day she ranged on the south side of Glenlethnot.