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7L/Aln’s travel to France

Last Saturday, 7L/Aln decided to change her routine of flying around Sussex, sometimes Surrey, and head off to France. That could be the end of her stay in the UK, but with her, who knows? IF it was, here is … Continue reading

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Au revoir, Angleterre!

Data received late yesterday revealed that 7L/Aln had crossed the Channel back to Normandy on Saturday evening. She left the Isle of Wight at 18.17 UTC and arrived west of Cherbourg at about 20.45. She roosted almost immediately. Yesterday was … Continue reading

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Brief update

Problems uploading media to wordpress continue. So this post will be short! Nests 3 and 4 chicks continue to grow and are being well supplied with fish. They are still spending most of their time dozing and preening. The link … Continue reading

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Excellent 5A news, and more

Recent visits to Nest 5A didn’t result in seeing any chicks’ heads above the rim. After enduring a prolonged midge attack for nearly an hour this morning, patience was rewarded! CN2 and FF1 have 2 chicks, still quite small. The … Continue reading

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Technical problems now!

The live streaming failed this morning. It may kick in when the system reboots tomorrow, if not it will be a few days until a technical assessment – and hopefully cure. Before it went down, W6 was on Nest 6 … Continue reading

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Growing chicks on Nests 3 and 4

The Nest 3 chicks are eating and growing well. There is a noticeable size difference at the moment, even aiming off for chick 2 being in a prone position in the image. Both of them tuck in at meal times, … Continue reading

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Nests 6 and 1A update

As expected, the Nest 6 pair are still using their nest after the loss of all three chicks. Yesterday morning there were 2 fish on the nest when streaming started. It’s possible Mrs W6 had caught one, but W6 is … Continue reading

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The rest of the day for W6 and Mrs W6

Firstly, we are most grateful for expressions of sympathy and support, both in comments on the last post and on social media. Some concerns have been expressed for Mrs W6. This close up screengrab shows her talons soon after the … Continue reading

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A tragic accident

Bad news, I’m afraid. In yesterday’s post, we commented that the Nest 6 chicks were still begging strongly in late afternoon, despite no fish delivery since the previous one was consumed just before 10.00. This morning, Mrs W6 was brooding … Continue reading

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Nests 1A and 6 news

There hasn’t been an update on Nest 1A for a couple of days. The chicks are doing well, looking more like ospreys all the time. Much of the day is spent preening, although they have bouts of activity. In the … Continue reading

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