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More egg-citement at Loch Garten
Just a quickie to say there's been more egg action over on the Loch Garten osprey diary . Check it out!
23 Apr 2013
Third time lucky?
The third egg has arrived at Loch Garten, but has Odin finally finished his game of egg football and accepted it as his own? To find out, hop over to the Loch Garten osprey diary for the latest.
22 Apr 2013
In, out , in, out
After some serious lovers' quarrels over the last few days, everything seemed to be peaceful up at Loch Garten this morning. Odin was being very attentive and EJ had laid her second egg. The big question was would we be looking at another round of egg hokey cokey today or would Odin give the second...
18 Apr 2013
Weekly catch up - eggs and intrigue
What a week at our Dates with Nature! The first of this year's osprey eggs have been laid. The Glaslyn ospreys are in fact sitting on three at the moment (first was laid on Sat 6, second on Tues 9 and the third on Fri 12). The male has been busy bringing fish back to the nest and taking his turn...
15 Apr 2013
You go away for a week...
Blimey, I go away on holiday for a week and it all kicks off! It's been a really busy week for our Date with Nature sites around the country, with the arrival of familiar faces and the breeding season getting into full swing. Up at Loch Garten , EJ arrived back on Wednesday for her 11th season...
2 Apr 2013
Keeping a watchful eye
There's quite the tale unfolding over on the Loch Garten osprey diary . Not only are team tracking one of this year's youngsters, Caledonia, as she sits tight in Spain, but now they've even got some eyes on the ground keeping watch over her! To find out more, head over to the Loch Garten...
14 Feb 2013
The bearer of bad news...
There's been some really sad news from the team in Loch Garten. To find out what's happened check out the latest post on the Loch Garten osprey diary .
30 Oct 2012
A raptor roll
The young Loch Garten ospreys seem to be pretty settled for the moment, but that doesn't mean things are all quiet back on the reserve. Enjoying an autumn stroll, Richard found himself on a raptor roll on Sunday, but just how many birds of prey can one man see in a day? To find out, check out the...
24 Oct 2012
Another record breaker?
There's not much news from the Loch Garten youngsters this week, but one of the osprey team got a shock a couple of weeks when cleaning out a nest box which may turn out to be a record breaker! To find out more check out the latest post on the Loch Garten osprey diary .
27 Sep 2012
Aviemore, and a brain mushroom?
Hi, We have just returned from our lovely yearly trip to Aviemore today. Loch Garten was a brilliant experience, and it was great to see EJ at the nest with her eggs! Could anybody confirm if the trees at Loch Garten are Scots Pine? Extremely tall with reddish bark nearing the tops, some sort of...
13 Apr 2012
My husband myself have watched with fascination the progress of the Osprey family all summer? What I would love to know is when do they learn to fish. Do they have to learn or is it in the "genes". I maybe missed something, though I have waited with baited breath for every new post.
28 Jul 2009
Hi Maureen, 1. Many young birds will remain in wintering areas for their first summer or stop in the Mediterranean basin, some second year birds also stay in the south, and have given rise to persistent rumours of breeding in the African interior. for the vast majority of of second year birds do migrate...
28 Jul 2009
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