Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Osprey Update

The ospreys are very settled into their incubation duties. As always our male bird is a super partner and takes plenty of turns at incubating the clutch to allow the female to go off and stretch her wings and feed away from the nest.
The new camera is really wonderful and the live images are crystal clear with the sounds of the forest also relayed back to the centre. We can clearly hear chaffinches singing their territory refrains close by. The ospreys are often vocal to each other at nest sitting swap over times too.
We cannot see into the egg cup yet as the nest is too deep, so it will be a nice surprise to find out how many eggs she has laid.

1 comment:

  1. Could we please have information about other nests as in previous years? Numbers of returning birds and the current population size. Sensitive information with held, but a general picture of the Tweed osprey project's progress.


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