The Glaslyn Osprey Project is part of 'Aren't Welsh Birds Brilliant!', a partnership between RSPB Cymru, Forestry Commission Wales and the Countryside Council for Wales.
It is funded by the European Union's Objective One programme through the Welsh Assembly Government (European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund) and Enfys, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and administered by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action.
The Glaslyn osprey pair’s third chick started to hatch at 15.04 today (Wednesday 19 May) and is fighting its way into the world as we speak. All three chicks will remain in the nest until the second week in July – when they will stretch their wings as they learn to fly.
The site has a live video link from the nest feeding into a TV screen in the visitor centre near Porthmadog. This allows visitors to see live footage of the osprey family and can be viewed online via the BBC website http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/northwest/sites/webcams/pages/ospreys.shtml
Dechreuodd trydydd cyw pâr Glaslyn o weilch y pysgod ddeor brynhawn heddiw am 15.04 (dydd Mercher 19 Mai) ac mae’n brwydro i ddod o’r wy yr eiliad hon. Bydd y tri chyw’n aros yn y nyth tan ail wythnos mis Gorffennaf. Yna byddant yn ymestyn eu hadenydd ac yn ymarfer ar gyfer hedfan o’r nyth.
Ar y safle mae cyswllt fideo byw o’r nyth yn bwydo i mewn i sgrîn deledu yn y ganolfan ymwelwyr. Mae ymwelwyr felly’n gallu gweld lluniau manwl o deulu’r gwalch y pysgod a gellir eu gwylio ar lein hefyd ar wefan y BBC drwy fynd ihttp://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/northwest/sites/webcams/pages/ospreys.shtml
I was lucky enough to visit Glaslyn on 16th when there was one chick peeping out from under mum and again on the 21st when I saw all 3 being fed by mum until they flopped over completely full. Thanks to all the staff and volunteers especially Pippa. You are doing a great job.