Ripple's tag was sponsored by Severn Trent. He was named after a nearby village, Ripple 'and also connects with water!'
- Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 06:00
- Tagging Location:
- Strensham, Worcestershire
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Ripple 's movements
27 Jul 2022 - Ripple visits north west Spain
Having crossed into northern Spain, Ripple stopped first near the village of Buenavista de Valdavia in the province of Palencia, Castile and León. Since then he has flown 167km (104 miles) further west into the Sierra de Ancares mountain range where he is currently close to Pico Miravalles, a mountain of approximately 1,900m.
21 Jul 2022 - Ripple returns to France
Having spent almost two weeks in northern Italy, new updates received this morning show that Ripple has flown 306km (190 miles) west back over the border into France. He is now close to the village of Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne in the Hautes-Alpes department of southeastern France.
11 Jul 2022 - Ripple moves east in northern Italy
Over the last few days Ripple has flown approximately 55km (34 miles) east along the river Po and is now close to the city of Piacenza in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy.
08 Jul 2022 - Ripple is in northern Italy
New updates reveived this morning have confirmed that the lower quality signal we received from Croatia was a rogue location and that Calypso is still in northern Italy. The most recent data show him close to the Po river in the Lombardy region, just south of the town of Pavia.
07 Jul 2022 - Ripple heads south
Updates received from Ripple's tag early on Tuesday morning showed that he had left the UK and was 125km south east of Paris. He pressed on and by 09:55 on Tuesday morning he had reached Salins-les-Bains in eastern France. By 6am yesterday morning he had crossed into northern Italy and spent most of that day near Villafranca d'Asti in the Piedmont region, approximately 35km south east of Turin. Intriguingly we have since received a single lower-quality location suggesting that he is in Croatia but we'll have to wait for further updates before we can be certain of his new location.
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