Monthly Archives: July 2012

Winding down

The new flyers on Nest 2 had a few short flights this morning, though none together. By lunchtime they had settled down to bask in the sunshine again. It was getting breezier too. The female  spent some time on the … Continue reading

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All systems go on Nest 2!

The Nest 2 pair fledged today, just after 12:30! There had been quite a bit of wing flapping and jumping during the morning, which was a sunshine and showers day with a brisk breeze. The male 2H had been more … Continue reading

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Ospreywatch 29 July: The final day

It was definitely a day of two halves – with not much happening during the first half of the day and all the action at the end of the day. The weather was cloudy, sunshine and showers – in no … Continue reading

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Round in circles

It was a showery day at the Osprey Watch.  When we arrived there were 2 birds on the nest and one flying around. Between 10.00 and 11.00 the fledgling took several short flights from the top of the camera pole.  … Continue reading

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Last chance to visit Ospreywatch!

This weekend is the last for Ospreywatch. The youngster on Nest 1 has been flying for a week now, and none of the family are using the nest much. They are still mainly in the area immediately around the nest … Continue reading

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Ospreywatch Report: 25 July. The nest is bare(-ish)!

The weather was dry and mainly sunny early in the day, but cloudier after 14:00 when visibility towards the nest became hazy at times. As we set up, two birds flew from the nest, and for rest of day there was … Continue reading

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Steady progress on Nest 2

All the right development is taking place on Nest 2. The two chicks are spending most of their time doing nothing much, but they are preening regularly, eating whenever the opportunity arises and taking some exercise in preparation for flight. … Continue reading

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