Monthly Archives: May 2016

Second hatch for Nest 2

Chick 2 on Nest 2 hatched overnight, most probably after dawn today as the shell was still in the cup when streaming began. It fed shortly afterwards. On returning from a comfort break EB found the chick had placed its … Continue reading

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Update on Nest 3

Downloads from Nest 3 have revealed plenty of fish being eaten over the last couple of days by two hungry young ospreys. Here is a video of some of the action. As can be seen from some of the footage the … Continue reading

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A Welsh visitor!

Look who landed on Nest 1 yesterday! Blue 2R – Clarach – a 2013 Dyfi Opsrey Project female is touring England and Wales. She is the first Dyfi-bred osprey known to have returned to the UK, so a very special osprey. … Continue reading

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A very successful evening on the water!

The Calvert Trust motorboat cruise season began last Sunday. Unfortunately despite lovely weather there were few sightings of any birds let alone Ospreys. It was a different story for last night’s cruise. Here’s NWT volunteer Lynda’s account:- 29 May Motorboat … Continue reading

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First feed for the new chick on Nest 2

The last blog had just been published when 37 arrived with a good size trout. The chick tucked in for two minutes. The chick looked strong. The weather is warm and sunny with little wind even on the exposed nest … Continue reading

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First hatch on Nest 2!

Last night EB was quite a fidget, turning the eggs often. But they looked intact when last seen shortly before streaming stopped. This morning was a different matter! A short video. EB was nudging the eggs and chick but a … Continue reading

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Mainly Nest 3

It isn’t known how big a gap there was between the laying of eggs 2 and 3 on Nest 3 but a third hatch by yesterday afternoon was expected. The egg was still intact when there were reasonable views of … Continue reading

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Nests 1 and 2 update

Despite having a nest with chicks to support YA has still defended Nest 1 when he can. The intruder in that video could be the Nest 3 male but we’ll never know. Recently Nest 2 has been very peaceful although … Continue reading

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Second chick hatches at Nest 3

The second chick on Nest 3 hatched just minutes after a ‘dead’ laptop battery forced evacuation of the download point yesterday! Thank goodness for the recordings retrieved today. Here is a video of the chick freeing itself from the half … Continue reading

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Nest 3 update

The first chick on Nest 3 is thriving. Early this morning the female was feeding it. Shortly afterwards she flew and the male was quickly down to show he is a good parent too! This afternoon both were involved in another … Continue reading

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