Category Archives: UK

More on UV’s migration to Spain

Delving into the data covering UV’s travel from the UK to Spain has revealed some further points of interest. He left the south coast on Friday to the east of Portland Bill, but no sightings were reported by the Observatory. … Continue reading

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UV is travelling through Spain. And other news

UV was still on his stopover on the River Severn on Friday morning when data came. Yesterday there was no email – this suggested he might be over water. Today’s data reveals he left the UK at lunchtime on Friday making … Continue reading

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Is Nest 2 empty now? And update on UV

On Monday the update on Nest 2 described Y6 receiving two fish from 37. In late afternoon 37 delivered supper. Press HD for best quality. Yesterday 37 arrived with a headless trout at 09.42. He stayed over 30 minutes, looking … Continue reading

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UV has an early stopover. And Nest 2 news

The last fix on UV’s data in yesterday’s email was west of Bromsgrove. It looks probable that he was seen just before then. A report on BirdGuides timed at 18.37 yesterday is of a sighting of an  osprey “around noon” over … Continue reading

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Y6 and 37 still at Nest 2

It is 102 days since Y6 hatched yet she doesn’t show any signs of migrating. 37 continues to bring her fish – usually nutritious rainbow trout. Yesterday she could have had a meal before streaming began but 37 didn’t arrive … Continue reading

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UV continues south

Data for UV’s migration arrived at 12.00 BST and he is continuing south. The first image shows his migration route yesterday. He stopped at 18.21 UTC here, near Flashbrook in Shropshire. UV’s roost was on a similar field edge NE of Newport; … Continue reading

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UV starts his Autumn migration

UV has spent his summer in the north of England, occasionally in Scotland, but mostly more or less within the range of a male osprey returning to the natal area. Recently he has spent most of his time west of … Continue reading

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