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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