Monday, 2 April 2012

Tweed Valley 2012 Osprey Season Starts!

Kailzie Gardens Osprey Watch Tweed Valley has had osprey sightings since 12th March this year. Possibly birds flying north or maybe even our own nesters?

On 26th March the female bird from the live camera nest was sitting on the nest, she was mantling and looking skyward as though there was a bothersome intruder about.

No sign of the male bird as yet.

Blue tits have begun building a nest in the tit box at Kailzie and this is live on camera too.

Check out our web pages for more information on our two Osprey Watch Centres at Glentress and Kailzie Gardens.


  1. Was anything ever heard of 'Errol' after he left the nest in 2005?

  2. Tweed Valley Osprey Project10 April 2012 at 08:54

    Hi Nick,
    Errol did fledge successfully but we have not had any news of him since. The injured bird rehabilitated last year is one of Errol's siblings but 4 years younger. He was from the same parents at the same nest site, so it is good to know that young birds bred in the area are returning successfully.


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