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VHA CONVOYERS REPORT
 


CONVOYER’S REPORT


 

 

West Wylaong

 

West Wyalong (2)  3rd September 2022:

Left VHA Notting Hill rooms 9.30pm.

Stopped at Shell Bunker Hill re Fuel.

Arrived Finley 2am.

Left Finley  6.30am.

Stopped at Jerilderie (breakfast).

Arrived West Wyalong 10.30am.

Fed and water placed on birds.

Rang Steve Gazzola 7pm Friday night.  

Phoned Steve 6.30am Saturday morning. 75% Blue sky, very light wind.

Steve phoned 7am, confirmed 7.30am liberation.

Liberation of birds 7.30am. 2153 birds released. All out of truck safely, grouped up and cleared race point in one group in 2-3 minutes.

75% Blue sky, light South East wind.

Weather on way home- blue sky, south east wind. 

 

West Wyalong 3

West Wyalong (3)  11th September 2022:

Left VHA Notting Hill rooms 9.15pm.

Stopped at Shell Bunker Hill re Fuel.

Arrived Finley 1.30am.

Left Finley  6.30am.

Stopped at Jerilderie (breakfast).

Arrived West Wyalong 10.30am.

Fed and water placed on birds.

Commenced raining 2.30pm. Continuous rain all afternoon and evening. 

Rang Steve Gazzola 7pm Friday night.  

Phoned Steve 6.30am Saturday morning. 100% overcast. Light rain. 

Rang Steve every half hour. Conditions remained the same.

Liberation not viable 9am so advised birds to be held over.

Birds fed and watered 10.30am.

Phoned Steve 7pm Saturday night. Advised Sunday liberation 7am if possible.

Rang Steve 6am Sunday morning. Blue sky, light wind. Confirmed 7.00am liberation. 

Liberation of birds 7.00am. 1680 birds released. All out of truck safely, grouped up and cleared race point in one group in 2-3 minutes.

75% Blue sky, light west wind.

Weather on way home- blue sky, west wind.

 
Produce

Parkes “Produce” 22nd September 2022:

 

Left VHA Notting Hill rooms 9.30pm.

Stopped at Shell Bunker Hill re Fuel.

Arrived Finley 2am.

Left Finley 6.00am.

Stopped at West Wyalong (breakfast).

Arrived Parkes 10.30am.

Fed and water placed on birds.

Rang Steve Gazzola 7pm Wednesday night.

Phoned Steve 5.30am Thursday morning. 90% Blue sky, very light wind.

Steve phoned 6am, confirmed 6.30am liberation.

Liberation of birds 6.30am. 1934 birds released. All out of truck safely, grouped up and

cleared race point in one group in 2-3 minutes.

90% Blue sky, light South east wind.

Weather on way home- blue sky, light south east wind.

 
 
Parkes 2 10 birder

Parkes (2) & “10 Birder” 1st October 2022:

Left VHA Notting Hill rooms 9.45pm.

Stopped at Shell Bunker Hill re Fuel.

Arrived Finley 2am.

Left Finley  6.00am.

Stopped at West Wyalong (breakfast).

Arrived Parkes 10.30am.

Fed and water placed on birds.

Rang Steve Gazzola 7pm Friday night.  

Phoned Steve 5.30am Saturday morning. 90% Blue sky, no wind.

Steve phoned 6am, confirmed 6.30am liberation. 

Liberation of Parkes (2) birds 6.30am. 1539 birds released. All out of truck safely, grouped up and cleared race point in one group in 2 minutes.

Liberated Parkes “10 Birder “at 7am. 648 birds released. All out of truck safely, grouped up and cleared race point in one group in less than 2 minutes. 

90% Blue sky, light east wind.

Weather on way home- blue sky, light east south east wind.

 
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