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Data from all three ospreys arrived late in the day. UV and Archer are still in SW Portugal and NW Senegal respectively. Aln is travelling through Spain. Aln’s course will take her towards Gibraltar, the shortest crossing to Africa. But … Continue reading
After no sightings on the nestcam of CN2 on Saturday, when 37 brought a large trout which Aln consumed over 2 hours plus during recording hours, it was all change on Sunday, another mainly wet day. At first Aln was … Continue reading
The nestcam stream is working again today, although it has been dropping out frequently. None of the youngsters has fledged. Amble loves the front edge!
A statement from Forestry Commission England follows. “We are very sorry to report that Alnwick, the young male osprey from Nest 2, was euthanised yesterday. Alnwick was fit and healthy when he was returned to the nest after ringing and … Continue reading
The two chicks on Nest 2 were ringed today and had GSM/GPS trackers fitted. More details later. Fish being consumed by the youngsters as this is drafted.
The last post about UV mentioned that he was spending much of his time in one area – so was he thinking of settling there? Almost as soon as the words were on paper, UV appeared to lose some interest. … Continue reading
Today we had a brief view of an osprey landing on Nest 1. A blue Darvic ring on the right leg showed it was a half-brother to Yellow 37 and White YA. We’re thrilled to see 2015 Blue W0, a … Continue reading
UV arrived in Spain shortly before 07.00 UTC. Recently he has been flying non-stop for 8 or more hours but he had a brief pause shortly before 10.00 at the Embalse de Guadalcacin. This is an important site for the … Continue reading
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