Osprey sightings 2012

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Osprey sightings 2012

  • 05/04 09:41  WARWICKSHIRE : Osprey, Brandon Marsh NR  [S]

    one flew over East Marsh Hide this morning (08:53)

  • Ospreys still being observed crossing from Africa at Gibraltar:

    www.gonhs.org/records.htm

  • ‎05/04 10:20 AYRSHIRE : Osprey, Symington [S]

    one just south of the village this morning

    05/04 11:08 WARWICKSHIRE : Osprey, Kingsbury Water Park [S]

    one flew north this morning (10:30)

    05/04 11:27  WEST YORKSHIRE : Osprey, Wintersett Reservoir  [S]
    one from
    11:08-11:17 when it flew north (11:17)

    ‎05/04 12:03  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Leighton Moss RSPB  [S]
    one over Island Mere this morning
    05/04 12:37  CLWYD : Osprey, Clocaenog Forest  [S]
    one flew northeast from Craig Bron-banog mid-morning (10:20)

    ‎05/04 13:25  HAMPSHIRE : Osprey, Woodgreen  [S]
    one flew south along the River Avon this afternoon (13:10)
    05/04 13:27  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Warton Crag LWT  [S]
    one flew towards Leighton Moss this afternoon (13:10)

    ‎05/04 16:26  CONWY : Osprey, Llandudno  [S]
    one flew north (16:00)
    05/04 16:28  DEVON : Osprey, Yelland  [S]
    one off power station carrying fish, flew upstream towards Isley RSPB SS481326 (14:00)

    05/04 16:35  DEVON : Osprey, Starcross  [S]
    one flew low towards Powderham
    over fields at 16:00 (16:00)

    05/04 17:14  DERBYSHIRE : Osprey, Carsington Water  [S]
    one late afternoon
    but mobile (16:20)

    ‎05/04 18:02  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Brockholes Nature Reserve LWT  [S]
    again on adjacent River Ribble by Redscar Wood late afternoon (15:55)
    05/04 18:42  NORTHUMBERLAND : Osprey, Humshaugh  [S]
    two flew over quarry and up river towards Chipchase today

    05/04 19:37  LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND : Osprey, Watermead CP  [S]
    one flew
    north over King Lear's Lake at 10:00 (10:00)

    05/04 20:03  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Stocks Reservoir  [S]
    one briefly then flew
    north (16:30)

    ‎05/04 21:40  SOUTH YORKSHIRE : Osprey, Midhope Reservoir  [S]
    one (17:00)
    05/04 21:49  WILTSHIRE : Osprey, Middle Woodford  [S]
    one

    ‎05/04 22:52  CORNWALL : Osprey, Restronguet Creek  [S]
    one in tree from Pandora Inn this evening
    05/04 22:56  GWYNEDD : Osprey, Llyn Trawsfynydd  [S]
    one at south end this afternoon

  • ‎06/04 07:56 DERBYSHIRE : Osprey, Willington GPs [S]

    one on platform opposite viewing platform 4 early morning (07:00)

    06/04 09:00 CORNWALL : Osprey, Marazion [S]

    one on a post at RSPB yesterday morning (05/04 09:45)

    06/04 09:08 DERBYSHIRE : Osprey, Willington GPs [S]

    this record is a hoax

    06/04 09:45  HEREFORDSHIRE : Osprey, Staunton on Arrow  [S]
    one drifted
    slowly north over Stocklow mid-morning SO370616 (09:00)

  • 6th April  9-10am  Alston Reservoir  EAST LANCASHIRE  Osprey - Fishing over no.2 res at 09:08 then flew to no.1, Spade Mill then Dilworth Reservoir before being lost to sight heading north over Longridge at 09:18. Tips to P6 and 7 broken on left wing.

    6th April  9-30am  Stocks Reservoir EAST LANCASHIRE. Osprey - Dived in front of new hide, caught large brown trout, took it to spit where mobbed by gulls, osprey abandoned fish, buzzard spied its chance and flew off with fish, osprey flew off North East.

     

    Information from the East Lancs Ornithologists Club

     

     

  • I wonder if it was Laird!

  • ‎06/04 10:17 LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Alston Reservoirs [S]

    one flew north (09:18)

    06/04 10:49 MANCHESTER, GREATER : Osprey, Pennington Flash CP [S]

    one flew northwest at 09:20 (09:20)

    06/04 10:54 CHESHIRE : Osprey, Lymm [S]

    one flew north (09:40)

    06/04 11:37 LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Stocks Reservoir [S]

    again at 09:30 then flew northeast (09:30)

    ‎06/04 12:21  KENT : Osprey, Bough Beech Reservoir  [S]
    one flew northeast at 10:45 (10:45)
    06/04 12:42  DEVON : Osprey, Exmouth  [S]
    one high over seafront at c.12:10 heading NNE (12:10)

    06/04 13:35  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Leighton Moss RSPB  [S]
    one flew north at
    13:10 (13:10)

    06/04 17:43  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Stocks Reservoir  [S]
    again over between
    17:06 and 17:25 before moving north (17:25)

    06/04 19:03  HEREFORDSHIRE : Osprey, Wellington GPs  [S]
    present from 16:00
    to 16:15 over main lake, then flew north (16:15)

    ‎06/04 20:31  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Goosnargh  [S]
    one low over Barnsfold Reservoir at 14:20; also one reported taking a trout early morning (14:20)
    06/04 20:38  HAMPSHIRE : Osprey, Blashford Lakes HWT  [S]
    one at Ibsley Water with a fish in front of Goosander Hide late afternoon (16:30)

    06/04 22:25  LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND : Osprey, Swithland Reservoir 
    [S]
    one flew north

    06/04 22:26  CLEVELAND : Osprey, Wynyard 
    [S]
    one at Wynyard Park mid-afternoon; also Hen Harrier still (14:45)

    06/04 23:31  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Padiham  [S]
    singles over Jumbles Country
    Park (10:05), Mitton Bridge (11:20) and Padiham (14:25)

  • ‎07/04 07:30 NOTTINGHAMSHIRE : Osprey, Kneesall [S]

    flew northeast over village early morning (07:00)

    07/04 07:44 CORNWALL : Osprey, St. Agnes Head [S]

    one over yesterday morning (06/04 07:30

    07/04 09:37  WILTSHIRE : Osprey, Langford Lakes  [S]
    one flew north just east
    of Langford Lakes yesterday (06/04 15:25)

    07/04 10:18  WEST YORKSHIRE : Osprey, Anglers CP  [S]
    one over lake briefly
    early morning (07:50)

    07/04 10:20  DEVON : Osprey, Powderham  [S]
    one in dead tree in Powderham
    Park mid-morning (10:05)

    07/04 10:50  CUMBRIA : Osprey, Castle Carrock  [S]
    one soaring over village
    before moving off north mid-morning (10:30)

    ‎07/04 12:00  DERBYSHIRE : Osprey, Carsington Water  [S]
    one in tree at Hopton end before flying across reservoir and lost to view (10:50)
    07/04 12:14  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Blackpool  [S]
    one flew north over Heron's Reach late morning (11:55)

    ‎07/04 14:18  DEVON : Osprey, Powderham  [S]
    two mid-afternoon, 1 still in dead tree another flew north (14:10)
    07/04 14:49  CUMBRIA : Osprey, Haweswater  [S]
    one over early afternoon (12:30)
    07/04 15:23  DEVON : Osprey, Powderham  [S]
    one still showing well in dead tree in Powderham Park mid-afternoon (15:10)

    07/04 16:13  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Lancaster  [S]
    one flew north this
    afternoon (16:08)

    07/04 16:25  ABERDEENSHIRE : Osprey, Crimond  [S]
    one on a telegraph pole
    just northwest of Crimond this afternoon (15:45)

    07/04 16:52  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Garstang  [S]
    one flew north this afternoon
    (15:36)

    07/04 16:54  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Leighton Moss RSPB  [S]
    two
    flew north this afternoon, one at 14:55 and another at 16:25; also 2 Garganey
    briefly from Lillian's Hide this afternoon (16:25)

    07/04 16:59  FIFE : Osprey, Loch Glow  [S]
    one flew over this afternoon
    (15:50)

    07/04 18:28  MANCHESTER, GREATER : Osprey, Pennington Flash CP  [S]
    one flew
    north this afternoon (13:20)

    ‎07/04 18:57  HAMPSHIRE : Osprey, Pennington Marshes  [S]
    one flew inland along Avon Water this afternoon; also Water Pipit, 3 Spotted Redshank and Jack Snipe (16:05)
    07/04 19:05  MORAY & NAIRN : Osprey, Findhorn Bay  [S]
    one fishing early evening (18:15)

    07/04 19:39  DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY : Osprey, Knockman Wood  [S]
    one flew
    north this afternoon (13:50)

    ‎07/04 19:45  LANCASHIRE : Osprey, Stocks Reservoir  [S]
    still this evening (18:05)
    07/04 20:28  DURHAM : Osprey, Hetton Lyons CP  [S]
    one flew northwest this afternoon; also Jack Snipe (13:10)
    07/04 20:38  DERBYSHIRE : Osprey, Dove Valley Lake  [S]
    one flew north today

    07/04 21:45  CEREDIGION : Osprey, Pontrhydfendigaid  [S]
    one flew north today

    07/04 21:55  DEVON : Osprey, Dawlish Warren NNR  [S]
    one this evening

    07/04 21:55  DEVON : Osprey, Powderham  [S]
    one still in Powderham Park late afternoon (17:20)

    07/04 22:36  HEREFORDSHIRE : Osprey, Bredwardine  [S]
    one hovering over River Wye and perched in dead tree 750m upstream from village

  • Roy Dennis has added a note to his blog, about the osprey seen yesterday at Blashford Lakes.

    The ID is confirmed as white/black SY, a 15 year old female which Roy ringed as a chick near Aviemore. He does not know where she breeds.      

  • The blog also talks about the Blue ringed bird at the re-built nest which was of concern to some few days ago.

  • 08/04 08:56  AYRSHIRE : Osprey, Saltcoats  [S]

    one flew north off harbour; also 2 Velvet Scoters north earlier and up to 30 Manx Shearwaters (08:40)

    08/04 09:52  WEST YORKSHIRE : Osprey, Wintersett Reservoir  [S]
    one over
    north yesterday (07/04)

    08/04 09:59  NORTHUMBERLAND : Osprey, Prestwick Carr  [S]
    one flew over
    yesterday; also Short-eared Owl (07/04 13:00)

    08/04 10:09  GLAMORGAN : Osprey, Llwyn-on Reservoir  [S]
    one perched at
    southwest end early morning



     

  • Tweet from RSPB Conwy:

    "Just watching an osprey hovering over the coffee shop. Has drifted off south up the valley, mobbed by 200 oystercatchers!"

  • 08/04 11:18  NORTHUMBERLAND : Osprey, Kirkheaton  [S]

    one flew southeast 1.5km south of Kirkheaton (09:07)

  • 2 migrant ospreys over  French watchpoint at Pointe de Grave yesterday so still some on the way.

  • 08/04 11:25  CONWY : Osprey, Llandudno  [S]

    one flew over this morning

    08/04 11:26  CAMBRIDGESHIRE : Osprey, Maxey GPs  [S]

    one this morning