Osprey Sightings 2018

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Osprey Sightings 2018

  • Bob, I was told that the first fish delivered to the nest at Glaslyn yesterday was at 5-something am--you will have to get up a lot earlier!

  • 08:31 11/07 Western Osprey Lincolnshire Tallington Lakes

    one flew north along King's Street

    15:54 11/07 Western Osprey Shropshire Chelmarsh Reservoir
    still this morning SO726880 
    16:32 11/07 Western Osprey Wicklow Poulaphouca Reservoir
    one this afternoon

  • Gardenbirder

    Bob, I was told that the first fish delivered to the nest at Glaslyn yesterday was at 5-something am--you will have to get up a lot earlier!

    I might need to borrow Alan's alarm clock, mine doesn't do any earlier :)

  • 10:39 12/07 Western Osprey Wicklow Poulaphouca Reservoir

    still this morning, flew downriver

    16:19 12/07 Western Osprey Lincolnshire Frampton Marsh RSPB

    one flew over just outside reserve late afternoon

    18:58 12/07 Western Osprey Shropshire Chelmarsh Reservoir
    two again

  •  16:45 and prob overnight 12/07 Western Osprey. Blue ring, left leg FR1

  • Lovely, Bob, FR1 ia a male and he was hatched in Perthshire and ringed exactly 3 years ago today (info from ukospreys.uk )

  • Gardenbirder

    Lovely, Bob, FR1 ia a male and he was hatched in Perthshire and ringed exactly 3 years ago today (info from ukospreys.uk )

    Just done this one which will help us distinguish which blue ring Osprey we have about as he seems to be growing new 4th primaries. Any idea how long it takes for them to fully grow out?

  • 13/07 14:26 Dorset : Western Osprey, Arne RSPB

    one eating a fish this afternoon (14:15)

  •  13/07 19:30 onwards Derwent Reservoir, Durham Western Osprey FR1 eating a fish

  • ALAN PETRIE

    10:39 12/07 Western Osprey Wicklow Poulaphouca Reservoir

    still this morning, flew downriver

    16:19 12/07 Western Osprey Lincolnshire Frampton Marsh RSPB

    one flew over just outside reserve late afternoon

    18:58 12/07 Western Osprey Shropshire Chelmarsh Reservoir
    two again

    Sorry Alan, I inadvertently flagged this post as spam....which I clearly isn't!

  • 14/07 07:10 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Sunk Island

    one flew northwest along Humber early morning

    14/07 14:22 Dorset : Western Osprey, Middlebere
    one still on perch

    15:41 14/07 Western Osprey Somerset & Bristol Dunwear
    one over M5

    18:30 14/07 Western Osprey Devon Bowling Green Marsh RSPB
    mid-Exe Estuary from viewing platform

    20:07 14/07 Western Osprey Lancashire Leighton Moss RSPB
    one today

  • Unringed female feeding RSPB Arne with a second bird flying over Arne ridge

    The pictures not © as no-one wants a photo that bad. I need a better lens and some lessons in post editing

  • 20:30 onward 14/07 2 Western Osprey roosting. 1 is blue FR1 (from wing ID) the other is unknown, impossible to see whether or not it had a ring.

  • Interesting, Bob--how far apart were they roosting?

  • Gardenbirder

    Interesting, Bob--how far apart were they roosting?

     separate trees - 30-40 yards maybe. Though to be honest there were two the other day sat on what appeared to be the same branch.