Osprey Sightings 2018

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Osprey Sightings 2018

  • French migration watchpoint:

    Col d'Organbidexka

    11 Sep - 4 ospreys

    Season to date - 92

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    12 Sep - 1 osprey

    Season to date - 195

  • 13/09 12:16 Devon : Western Osprey, Warleigh Point
    two on Tavy Estuary (10:30)
    13/09 12:26 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Paxton Pits NR
    one visited then flew west; also 3 Great Egrets (10:20)
    13/09 12:57 Hertfordshire : Western Osprey, Panshanger Park
    still as it circled Garden Wood then flew north (10:50)

    13:00 13/09 Western Osprey Devon Avon Dam Reservoir

    flew west this morning

    13/09 14:09 Cleveland : Western Osprey, Guisborough Forest
    one flew west (14:08)
    13/09 15:00 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Stapleton
    one along River Tees (13:30)

    13/09 16:34 Kent : Western Osprey, Conyer
    flew west along The Swale again (09:35)
    13/09 16:37 Isle of Man : Western Osprey, Calf of Man
    one flew north over Mill Giau (13:55)

    17:24 13/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Stithians Reservoir
    fishing this afternoon
    17:32 13/09 Western Osprey North Yorkshire Strensall Common 17:20
    one flew east 
    18:08 13/09 Western Osprey Worcestershire Stanford-on-Teme 17:45
    one flew north

    18:25 13/09 Western Osprey Devon Exe Estuary
    one still 
    19:14 13/09 Western Osprey Hertfordshire Amwell NR
    one flew over

    13/09 20:36 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Horwich
    one flew WSW over Horwich Moors (11:33)

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    13 Sep - 20 ospreys

    Season to date - 215

  • 11:14 14/09 Western Osprey Durham Whitburn Coastal Park 11:12

    one flew south close inshore

    12:26 14/09 Western Osprey Cambridgeshire Paxton Pits NR

    again this morning; also Black-necked Grebe

    12:54 14/09 Western Osprey Devon Dawlish Warren NNR

    juvenile still

    12:55 14/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran 10:00
    one then flew north 
    13:47 14/09 Western Osprey West Yorkshire Bradford 13:30
    flew west over Horton Bank Top

    15:22 14/09 Western Osprey Essex Fingringhoe Wick EWT 15:00
    one mid-afternoon 
    17:35 14/09 Western Osprey Cleveland Skelton 17:10
    one flew southeast 
    18:56 14/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Ruan Lanihorne 17:00
    juvenile still

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    14 Sep - 23 ospreys

    Season to date - 238

    Last years total of 230 now exceeded

  • 09:56 15/09 Western Osprey Norfolk Ringstead 09:40

    one flew south

    10:22 15/09 Western Osprey Cambridgeshire Grafham Water 10:15

    one from dam

    11:20 15/09 Western Osprey Kerry Inny Strand 14/09
    one at Inny Estuary yesterday 
    11:23 15/09 Western Osprey Essex Wivenhoe 11:10
    one flew up River Colne 
    11:24 15/09 Western Osprey Suffolk Minsmere RSPB
    one flew over Scrape late morning

    11:40 15/09 Western Osprey Kent Boughton Monchelsea
    one flew southeast 
    11:49 15/09 Western Osprey Kerry Inny Strand
    juvenile still at Inny Estuary 
    12:01 15/09 Western Osprey South Yorkshire Rawmarsh
    one flew south this morning

    12:06 15/09 Western Osprey East Yorkshire Easington
    one flew south over Vicars Lane 
    12:09 15/09 Western Osprey South Yorkshire Wentworth 11:20
    one at Wentworth Lakes then flew southwest 
    13:52 15/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran 07:00
    again in trees

    15:05 15/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Stithians Reservoir
    still 
    15:13 15/09 Western Osprey West Sussex Thorney Island 15:05
    one still fishing over east side of Great Deep 
    15:16 15/09 Western Osprey Kent Oare Marshes NR
    again as it flew west along The Swale

    15:37 15/09 Western Osprey West Yorkshire St. Aidan's RSPB (Swillington Ings) 11:00 14/09
    one flew south yesterday 
    16:11 15/09 Western Osprey Kerry Inny Strand
    adult and juvenile at Inny Estuary late afternoon 
    16:14 15/09 Western Osprey Isle of Wight Newtown Harbour NNR 14/09
    one on post in Clamerkin Channel mid-morning yesterday

    16:26 15/09 Western Osprey Suffolk Hen Reedbed SWT
    still 
    16:27 15/09 Western Osprey Suffolk Hazlewood Marshes SWT
    one again; also 2 Eurasian Spoonbills still

    17:27 15/09 Western Osprey Hertfordshire Panshanger Park 14:10
    still at Osprey Lake where it caught a large trout 
    17:45 15/09 Western Osprey Cheshire Doddington Pool
    one 
    18:14 15/09 Western Osprey Derbyshire Codnor 17:30
    one flew south

    15/09 21:14 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Landulph Marsh
    one along River Tamar yesterday
    15/09 22:44 Essex : Western Osprey, Canvey Island
    one flew east past Canvey Point this evening

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    15 Sep - 6 ospreys

    Season to date - 244

  • French migration watchpoint:

    Col d'Organbidexka

    15 Sep - 12 ospreys

    Season to date - 104

  • Many thanks, Alan. It seems to be a trend for a slow departure this year.

  • 16/09 08:15 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Nottingham

    one flew south over St. Anne's Allotments at 07.35

    09:22 16/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran 09:00
    again in tree by quay 
    10:20 16/09 Western Osprey Dorset Langton Herring
    one at Rodden Hive on fence at Chesil Beach 
    10:32 16/09 Western Osprey Northumberland Marden Quarry 10:10
    one flew south

    11:37 16/09 Western Osprey West Sussex Medmerry RSPB 11:33
    one flew east over Stilt Pool 
    13:08 16/09 Western Osprey Cheshire Doddington Pool
    still 
    14:26 16/09 Western Osprey North Yorkshire Strensall Common
    one flew over this morning

    14:37 16/09 Western Osprey Hertfordshire Panshanger Park 14:15
    still at Osprey Lake mid-afternoon 
    14:40 16/09 Western Osprey Cambridgeshire Kingfishers Bridge NR 08:10
    one flew south 
    16:00 16/09 Western Osprey Kerry Inny Strand
    adult and juvenile at Inny Estuary still today

    16:17 16/09 Western Osprey Surrey Staines Moor 16:12
    one 
    16:37 16/09 Western Osprey Lincolnshire Foston Ford 11:20
    flew over Foston Ford late morning 
    17:00 16/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran 14:00
    two

    17:01 16/09 Western Osprey West Sussex Church Norton
    one

    17:04 16/09 Western Osprey Hampshire Blashford Lakes HWT 16:25
    flew south over Ibsley Water 
    17:30 16/09 Western Osprey Greater Manchester Winter Hill 17:15
    one flew over late afternoon

    17:41 16/09 Western Osprey Devon Warleigh Point 16:30
    fishing on the River Tamar la21:53 16/09 Western Osprey Devon Teign Estuary
    one off Passage House Innte afternoon 
    17:48 16/09 Western Osprey Suffolk Bawdsey 16:40
    at East Lane, flew south along beach

    21:53 16/09 Western Osprey Devon Teign Estuary
    one off Passage House Inn

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    16 Sep - 15 ospreys

    Season to date - 259

  • 08:20 17/09 Western Osprey North Yorkshire Bishopthorpe 12:20 16/09

    one flew over yesterday

    10:20 17/09 Western Osprey Derbyshire Wyver Lane DWT 10:12

    one flew south

    11:14 17/09 Western Osprey Derbyshire Wyver Lane DWT 10:50

    one flew through

    11:34 17/09 Western Osprey Cheshire Doddington Pool
    one still 
    11:35 17/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran
    still this morning 
    11:36 17/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Restronguet Point
    one

    12:19 17/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Stithians Reservoir
    one this morning 
    13:06 17/09 Western Osprey Gloucestershire Slimbridge WWT 12:58
    over car park field 
    14:15 17/09 Western Osprey Hertfordshire Panshanger Park 11:30
    one flew over late morning

    14:16 17/09 Western Osprey Warwickshire Hartshill 14:00
    one flew southeast over Moorwood Farm towards Nuneaton c.14:00 
    14:47 17/09 Western Osprey Dorset Lodmoor RSPB 14:28
    one 
    15:06 17/09 Western Osprey Derbyshire Willington GPs 13:10
    one flew southwest at 13:10

    15:18 17/09 Western Osprey Kent Dungeness NNR
    one flew out to sea early afternoon (seen earlier over RSPB reserve) 
    15:48 17/09 Western Osprey Hertfordshire Panshanger Park 15:30
    still at 15:30, over lake briefly 
    16:17 17/09 Western Osprey Cheshire Doddington Pool 16:00
    still at 16:00

    16:43 17/09 Western Osprey Kent Oare Marshes NR 13:30
    one flying west up the Swale towards Conyer viewed from Dan's Dock early afternoon 
    18:00 17/09 Western Osprey West Sussex Patching
    one low over Patching Pond mobbed by Carrion Crows before flying off northwest 
    18:07 17/09 Western Osprey Buckinghamshire Rowsham 17:29
    one flew south late afternoon

    18:39 17/09 Western Osprey Devon Exe Estuary
    one still around Starcross 
    19:17 17/09 Western Osprey Dorset Canford Bottom 14:20
    one flew towards Ferndown at 14:20 
    20:47 17/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Devoran
    two still this afternoon

  • Swedish migration watchpoint

    Nabben, Falsterbo

    17 Sep - 10 ospreys

    Season to date - 269

  • 08:21 18/09 Western Osprey Surrey East Clandon 08:15

    one flew south this morning

    18/09 10:04 Hertfordshire : Western Osprey, Panshanger Park
    still at Osprey Lake this morning (07:30)
    18/09 10:56 West Sussex : Western Osprey, East Head
    one this morning but distant

    18/09 11:06 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Doddington Pool
    one still this morning
    18/09 12:43 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Devoran
    one still this morning
    18/09 13:00 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Doddington Pool
    still to 10:30 when it flew south and no further sign

    18/09 13:40 Dorset : Western Osprey, Abbotsbury
    one at The Swannery late morning
    18/09 14:52 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Mousehole
    one flew west today

    16:12 18/09 Western Osprey Dumfries & Galloway Cardoness 16:01
    one in bay this afternoon 
    16:20 18/09 Western Osprey Cornwall Restronguet Point 16:00
    still on post at near point 
    TWELVE!!!
    16:30 18/09 Western Osprey Moray & Nairn Findhorn Bay
    12 this afternoon

    18/09 17:29 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Spurn YWT
    one flew south past the seawatching hide (17:00)
    18/09 20:13 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Hornsea Mere
    one flew in from coast and continued inland heading west, possibly towards Wassand Woods this evening
    18/09 22:52 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Devoran
    one still this evening