Category Archives: Osprey video

Finally, three eggs visible on Nest 1A. Just!

Gaining insight into what the nest cup on Nest 1A contains has been a tricky task but some of the obstructions  have been moved and partial views are possible. The first time frame by frame analysis of shuffles revealed three … Continue reading

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Second egg for Nest 1A

Losing the direct view into the nest cup thanks to good parents YA and Mrs YA building a high nest rim and deep cup is a bit of a blow for humans but we are sure the second egg was laid today. … Continue reading

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First egg for Nest 1A

An earlier post commented that it would be difficult to see eggs on Nest 1A because the front edge of the nest has been added to and the cup scraped deeper every day. However from behaviour we believe there is an … Continue reading

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Reacquaintance

Despite the weather YA and Mrs YA spent plenty of time re-bonding and working on the nest rather than sheltering in trees. When that screenshot was taken Mrs YA was off eating the fish YA had given her at 11.00. … Continue reading

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Sea change

The last few posts about UV described his quite settled existence. He has no fixed routine -spending different amounts of time in several places – but he uses familiar spots and he can sit for hours! Just like most over-wintering ospreys. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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Settling in again, UV style

UV returned to his wintering grounds in northern Senegal just over a couple of weeks ago. He has been to many familiar places. Here is an overview of his activity. The range shown in the image is 510 sq km. … Continue reading

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UV U turns

The last post on UV described him slowing down and starting to explore. This graphic by Paul of UV’s track on 20 September shows the start of the changed behaviour. Times are UTC. The kinks on the track are usually when … Continue reading

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