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  • Blog Post: And they're off!

    The Date with Nature season has well and truly kicked off. We had nearly 20 events opening over the weekend and they're off to a cracking start. The Lake District ospreys arrived just in time, with Mrs making an appearance on Saturday and a male, who looks like her mate from last year No-ring, rocking...
  • Blog Post: Lakeland's fish breathe easy for another year

    .....and we've packed away our telescopes, as the Lake District ospreys that have kept us entertained over summer, have now left us. The Lakes Osprey Project finished on 31 August. And, for the first time during the project, we had no ospreys to show anyone, which goes to show our project timings...
  • Blog Post: Keeping track

    With the Glaslyn and Loch Garten osprey chicks already ringed and tagged, last week saw the turn of the solitary Lake District osprey chick. The chick, which appears to be a male, is now six weeks old and seems to be in good health. He was fitted with a satellite transmitter and a white id ring with...
  • Blog Post: Hidden gems

    It's not just the peregrines that are keeping us guessing about how many chicks they have, the ospreys are at it now too! When the Lake District ospreys first arrived back we were hoping that they would be cooperative and use last year's nest, which was all kitted out with a nestcam. Unfortunately...
  • Blog Post: Plenty of peregrines

    It's been a busy old week on the peregrine front. The Chichester Cathedral peregrines got off to a great start on Wednesday with two baby wood pigeons making a surprise appearance after toppling out of their nest (both were fine in the end) and then another male came in to try his luck yesterday...