Ospreys

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Sun May 31, 2020 12:10 pm

First year I started watching the Ospreys was from Loch Garten. Unfortunately that year the third and smallest chick died at the hands of the oldest sibling. It wasn't nice to watch but that is nature.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by Butterfly » Sun May 31, 2020 12:30 pm

That is so horrible, I wouldn't be able to watch that, even if its nature :(

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Sun May 31, 2020 3:06 pm

I can confirm just the one chick at Loch Arkaig. Second one due to hatch tomorrow.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:22 pm

Second chick (Loch Arkaig) hatch this morning just before 10.00 AM. Roll on Thursday for the third one.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by Butterfly » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:48 pm

Its lovely to see that chicks in both nests are doing well :clap: . Lets hope it stays that way and the youngest ones get enough food :yes:

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:18 pm

Think there are three chicks at Loch Arkaig but can't be sure.

Looks like there has been some human input to the nest at Glaslyn. At the right side and back of the nest there is some wire holding some of the sticks together.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:31 pm

Yep, three chicks at Loch Arkaig - another full house.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:07 am

Wet down in Glaslyn. Female lying low in the nest sheltering her chicks.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:31 am

Chicks were getting fed on both nests.

The Glaslyn chicks are fairly coming on. True feathers are starting to appear so they will start to look like little Ospreys shortly.

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Re: Ospreys

Post by peregrine » Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:00 pm

Wet at Lock Arkaig. Aila trying to shelter her chicks
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