Loch of the Lowes (Scotland) Osprey

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Re: Loch of the Lowes (Scotland) Osprey

Post by Bawet » June 19th, 2018, 7:54 am

Ferenz wrote:
June 18th, 2018, 6:55 pm
Bob 2 is submissive but clever and stands in a good position when he can
:hi: Ferenz,

I hope it was just a temporary food shortage.

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Post by Birdfriend » June 23rd, 2018, 9:45 pm

Loch of the Lowes

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Post by Ferenz » July 3rd, 2018, 5:58 pm

Loch of the Lowes, Scotland - Ringing Day

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https://goo.gl/zNW3h7 - Blue LN1(18)m and Blue PT0(18)m.

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Post by Bawet » July 5th, 2018, 9:43 am

Ferenz wrote:
July 3rd, 2018, 5:58 pm
Loch of the Lowes, Scotland - Ringing Day
:hi: Ferenz,

Nest Llyn Brenig

just in case you haven't read it.

In the nest of Blue 24 was also ringed.
She's got a girl, ring number Z9.
The little one will also get a name.
There was another egg in the nest. They took this to check it out.

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Post by Ferenz » July 5th, 2018, 6:46 pm

THX Bawet for the notification, I missed that news >

Llyn Brenig: It's a female, weighing in at 1770g.
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Post by Ferenz » July 18th, 2018, 9:52 am

1st chick PT0 fledged on Saturday 14 July
***update 15:00*** LN1 fledged the nest and took his maiden flight at approximately 14:15 today.

The oldest of the two osprey chicks at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve near Dunkeld took its maiden flight this weekend just 53 days after emerging from its egg.

The osprey fledged early on Saturday morning. Since that time he has spent a significant amount away from the nest, flying around the loch and perching in nearby trees.

Both chicks have spent the last few weeks stretching their wing muscles and briefly hovering on the nest. The second osprey is expected to take his first flight in the next few days.
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/20 ... date-late/

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Post by Bawet » July 23rd, 2018, 12:20 pm

Loch Arkaig

Precautionary measures have been taken on the nest tree so that the marten can no longer enter the nest so easily.
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Post by Ferenz » August 29th, 2018, 5:59 pm

26 August 2018 - Osprey Update: Has PT0 left for Migration?

Juvenile osprey PT0 has now not been seen by staff since Monday morning (around 10:30am), and it is believed that he (or she!) has left for migration. There was therefore a 10 day gap between LN1 and PT0 leaving Loch of the Lowes, though they both left within the usual time frame for young ospreys.

In the final few days before PT0 left, we saw that the juvenile had surpassed the size of LM12, which has made many of us at the visitor centre believe that PT0 is actually female. It’s difficult to know the sex of the birds until they return to breed themselves, but there are a few indicators. Females are usually larger, which is why we are questioning PT0’s sex, and often have a darker breast band.

She certainly made her presence known in the last week or so, calling very persistently for fish and behaving defensively on the nest. She has been quite the character throughout the osprey season, and we hope to see her around in a few years time.

LM12 is still around, having been seen eating a large fish on the birch perch on Wednesday afternoon, though it is only a matter of time until he will leave also. Male ospreys usually stay until their offspring have left, making sure that they have fish and are learning to fish for themselves. Now that both chicks have left, his job is done for another season.
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/20 ... migration/

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Post by Ferenz » March 17th, 2019, 11:19 am

Despite the wintery conditions and gales we are delighted to welcome our resident breeding male osprey LM12 back to Loch of the Lowes. He touched down after hours yesterday and wasted no time in cracking on with some housework on the nest. He was looking in fine fettle this morning, shaking off the snow and has already had an early breakfast!
https://www.facebook.com/pg/LochoftheLo ... e_internal

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By scyllabub > LADDIE (LM12) lands @ 17:21hr, stays 10 minutes

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Post by Ferenz » March 18th, 2019, 4:47 pm

Laddie (LM 12) brings hay and shovels the nest bowl

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Post by Ferenz » March 24th, 2019, 8:07 am

LF15 (aka Lassie) arrived back on the nest at 5.50pm on Saturday 23rd March, after LM12 (aka Laddie) had been skydancing for an hour or so. He delivered a bit of fish but there was no nookie observed. This will no doubt happen once the bond is truly resealed and Sunday 24th March may be a busy day.
https://community.rspb.org.uk/placestov ... march-2019

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First mating this night

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Post by Ferenz » March 30th, 2019, 9:06 am

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Post by Ferenz » April 11th, 2019, 1:29 pm

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Aberfoyle, Scotland: Clarach is back

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Post by Ferenz » April 11th, 2019, 2:04 pm

We are very pleased to announce that LF15, our resident breeding female laid her first egg of the 2019 season at 20:37 on Thursday 4 April.
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/20 ... the-lowes/

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LF15 lays her first egg of 2019 © Scottish Wildlife Trust

2nd egg laid 7 April
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Post by Ferenz » April 11th, 2019, 2:21 pm

Third egg laid yesterday

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Post by Ferenz » April 14th, 2019, 12:19 pm

Loch Arkaig, Scotland:

4 Apr 2019 - Resident Ospreys AILA & LOUIS are back


LINK: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/suppor ... sprey-cam/

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Post by Ferenz » April 14th, 2019, 12:20 pm

Loch Arkaig, Scotland: The beautiful pair today

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Post by Ferenz » April 20th, 2019, 4:02 pm

Aberfoyle, Scotland: Clarach 2 R

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Post by Ferenz » April 21st, 2019, 3:09 pm

Aberfoyle, Scotland: Clarach 2R in awaiting of ...

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Post by Ferenz » April 21st, 2019, 3:14 pm

Aberfoyle, Scotland:
Male white CL ring left leg returned (who met 2 R last year),
but that's not Mr MacClarach...


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