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Severn Trent funded this tag and much of the habitat improvement work on the Wildgoose nature reserve where Calypso was tagged. The name was chosen in a competition among Severn Trent Water employees.

Calypso the Cuckoo
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 06:20
Tagging Location:
Wild Goose Nature Reserve, Worcestershire, England
Age when found:
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Calypso's journey from 01 May 2022 to 24 July 2022

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Calypso's movements

28 Jul 2022 - Calypso still in northern Italy

Calypso has flown 25km (16 miles) north east and is now close to the town of Borgomanero in the Piedmont region. 

22 Jul 2022 - Calypso moves to Italy

Over the last few days Calypso has left southern France and flown 348km (216 miles) to northern Italy. He is now a few miles south of the town of Cossato in the north western part of Piedmont. 

11 Jul 2022 - Calypso visits the South of France

Since our last update Calypso has flown 612km (380 miles) south to reach the coast of the South of France. He has spent the last few days in the woods and farmland to the north of Fos-sur-Mer, approximately 37km north west of Marseille.

04 Jul 2022 - Calypso is in France

Calypso spent most of Saturday exploring the area around Lordswood near Chatham in Kent. He then headed south east and by 10pm was over the Channel. By yesterday evening he had reached the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. He is just north of the town of La Ferte-Gaucher, 70km east of Paris. 

05 May 2022 - Calypso is back again

New updates from Calypso's tag last night showed that he was within a stone's throw of his tagging location at Wildgoose nature reserve in Worcestershire. He was tagged here on 19 May 2021 and stayed until 23 June so we expect him to remain on site for the next six weeks or so. Bravo Calypso!

Past updates from Calypso

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