Category Archives: Blue UV

Hot off the press!

No sooner had the post about UV in February been published than Jean-Marie Dupart sent some photos he took today. They make a great sequence. Here is UV with a part eaten fish, building up for his imminent Spring migration. … Continue reading

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UV in northern Senegal, and more

This post includes more photos and some videos of UV, taken between 9 and 11 February, and information about the northern part of the Langue de Barbarie, a perching area for UV from time to time. On 9 February, we … Continue reading

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A few days with UV

In the last week UV – wintering in northern Senegal – has had some visitors from the UK. Jean-Marie Dupart met us in ‘UVland’ on 8 February. Whilst we were photographing another couple of ospreys, Jean-Marie took the more important … Continue reading

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More photos of UV

Jean-Marie Dupart has sent us some photos of UV, taken on Friday morning. Jean-Marie saw UV flying towards the mouth of the Senegal River, presumably to get breakfast. Later that morning, UV was perched in a favourite tree. Nearby, another … Continue reading

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Update on UV in northern Senegal

Our friend Jean-Marie Dupart saw UV twice late last week. He has shared details of his sightings and his photos with us, for which we are very grateful. On Thursday, an osprey was perched a little way inland from the … Continue reading

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UV again!

Just over a week after photographing UV in his wintering grounds in N Senegal, Jean-Marie Dupart saw him again yesterday morning. You can just see the antenna of UV’s GSM/GPS transmitter. Then UV took off and flew around the area, … Continue reading

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UV is seen again. Briefly!

Jean-Marie Dupart saw UV early today – 07.50 UTC. Just before he set off towards the Senegal River mouth. Here are Jean-Marie’s photographs, showing the blue ring on the right leg (first photo) and the GSM/GPS transmitter (flying shots). Now … Continue reading

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First photos of UV back in his wintering grounds

2014 Nest 1 male Blue UV’s GSM/GPS transmitter failed in May this year. There were a few records of him over the summer, but we have received no news since August of his whereabouts until today. Then… Jean-Marie Dupart, who … Continue reading

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A wonderful sight!

There haven’t been any reported sightings since 12 July of 2014 male UV, whose GSM/GPS transmitter has failed. Greenlee Lough was visited yesterday to check the hide book for any osprey sightings there, given historically UV has been a regular … Continue reading

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Nest 3: fish and more fish

In the 3-4 hours a day of footage from Nest 3, if the chicks aren’t eating, there is usually part of a fish on the nest. And they are often from sizeable catches. The chicks haven’t been exercising much during … Continue reading

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