Wednesday, 21 May 2008

The Best News - Baby Buzz in the Borders

The best news today from the Tweed Valley, our main nest Ospreys have hatched not one but two chicks in the last twenty four hours! Here at the Osprey watch centres volunteers and visitors alike have been thrilled to see two tiny chicks close up on the nest cameras. The chicks were born last night and this morning respectively. The female Osprey has already begun feeding them raw fish, and even keeping half a fish tucked safely beneath her for their seconds, as if incubating it too!

There is still another viable egg in the nest which we hope will hatch over the next few days.
Visitors this bank holiday weekend will be able to enjoy the intimate view of this early stage of the Ospreys lives, when they are at their cutest. Stayed tuned for more baby Osprey news!

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