Thursday, 26 June 2008

Sad News

Sad news today from our Backup nest- the second camera monitored Osprey nest in the Tweed Valley. It appears that one chick of the three recently hatched, has disappeared. We are not sure exactly when this tragedy happened as the nest is not filmed 24hrs, but it seems likely the smallest chick has died sometime in the last few days. It is most likely it has succumbed to cold and wet ( the weather has been very erratic) or perhaps was accidentally injured in the nest. The other two chicks are still hearty and strong. We will keep you posted of any further developments at this nest.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for your entertaining blog - there are indeed some people reading it! Sorry to hear about the chick loss - same thing at Loch Garten today too so maybe weather related indeed.


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