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.

Who has the biggest mouth? (c) Forestry Commission England

Who has the biggest mouth?
(c) Forestry Commission England

Here is a video of some of the action.

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As can be seen from some of the footage the third egg doesn’t show any sign of hatching.

The female looks closely at the egg (c) Forestry Commission England

The female looks closely at the egg
(c) Forestry Commission England

The camera doesn’t have optical zoom; here is a digital zoom closer view.29:5 14.07 egg visible close up
A couple of years ago there was a gap of between 104 hours minimum between hatches on Nest 1. If the Nest 3 egg hasn’t hatched by the next download then sadly it isn’t viable.

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