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  • Blog Post: Egg-cellent news from around the UK

    Looks like the stars of our Dates with Nature are busy settling into family life with a wave of eggs being laid over the last couple of weeks. The Manchester peregrines are still sat on one egg, whilst the pair over in Chichester are now sitting on two - one laid on 9 April and one on Sunday. Up...
  • Blog Post: One out of three ain't bad

    It's been a rough start for the Lake District ospreys . First there was the unseasonably cold weather we had last month. Then the young male seemed to be struggling to get the hang of incubating. To finish it all off, one of the eggs was removed from the next by parents, suggesting there was a problem...
  • Blog Post: All's well at Aberfoyle

    Things seem to be running smoothly for the Aberfoyle ospreys so far. The female is currently sitting on eggs and the team think there's two, but it could be three. The pair have got themselves into something of a daily routine - the female takes the first incubation shift in the morning, the male...
  • Blog Post: Baby round up

    As the communities have been down most of the week, we thought this would be a great chance to catch you up on our latest baby news: Glaslyn ospreys Following on from our record breaking first chick, Glaslyn ospreys now have three little bundles of joy. To find out more check out the Glaslyn osprey...
  • Blog Post: Two for the price of one

    Our Lake District ospreys have taken the plunge and fledged, and both on the same day! Head over to the Lake District Osprey Project blog to find out more.
  • Blog Post: Patiently waiting

    The Aberfoyle ospreys seem to have avoided the worst of the weather over the last couple of weeks. Out of the three osprey nests on site, one of them is occupied and the female is definitely sitting on eggs! We're not entirely sure how many she's hiding as we can't quite see into the nest...
  • Blog Post: Unlucky Number 13?

    An osprey's first migration is known to be fraught with danger . They've got to navigate their way safely without accidentally heading out to sea, making sure they find good places to fish and safe places to roost, and all of this whilst withstanding a journey of thousands of miles. It's...
  • Blog Post: Urban jungle

    Our Dates with Nature are perfect for anyone who's up for a walk on the wildside, but over the next week some of them are going to get even wilder. As well as peregrines , ospreys , sparrowhawks and choughs next week will see tigers, oragutans, sun bears and hornbills throw into the mix! Ok, so...
  • Blog Post: New tricks

    It sounds like the Glaslyn osprey chicks are putting their wings to good use and learning some new tricks this week. To find out check out the latest post on the Glaslyn osprey diary .
  • Blog Post: One chick down?

    As the Loch Garten team are left wondering if EJ has started to make her way back to Africa for the winter, the team in Glaslyn think the eldest of this year's chicks may have decided to get a head start on things and do the same. Blue 80 hasn't been seen since Friday, so the team are hoping...
  • Blog Post: Warning signs?

    The last update from Loch Garten saw Bynack finally getting his act together and heading south with purpose and Tore flying full steam ahead through Africa, but there were some rather worrying signs coming from Rothes satellite tag. No one was entirely sure what was going on and it's been a tense...
  • Blog Post: Safely across?

    Have the Loch Garten osprey chicks, Alba and Caledonia, managed to make it across the English Channel? Find out by checking out the latest post on the Loch Garten osprey diary . You can also keep up to date with where the ospreys are on the migration map .
  • Blog Post: Making up for lost time

    I have to admit, we'd started to get a little bit worried about Tore here in the office. She seemed reluctant to cross the Channel and has been hanging about Plymouth for the last couple of weeks. We'd started to wonder what would happen to her if she decided to stay put. Luckily, I have good...
  • Blog Post: Sad news

    After celebrating the start of new lives over the last couple of weeks with the arrival of new chicks, it's time to say goodbye to one of our Loch Garten ospreys. To find out more check out the latest post on the Loch Garten osprey diary .
  • Blog Post: Chicks a-plenty!

    There's been a bit of a baby boom for our Dates with Nature this week. The three Manchester peregrine chicks were the first to arrive, with the first two chicks making their appearance on 4 May and the third on 6 May. We can't confirm whether the fourth egg has hatched or not, and many people...
  • Blog Post: 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 .
  • Blog Post: Come rain or shine

    Despite the unseasonal weather, the single Lake District osprey chick is holding on through rain and shine! It's growing up quickly, with adult feathers and features appearing before the team's eyes. The chick's also beginning to move around, flapping around the nest towards food, and developing...
  • Blog Post: All according to plan

    Everything seems to be going according to plan up at Aberfoyle . The three osprey chicks are now three weeks old and are looking good. The male is doing a fine job bringing in fish every day, mostly rainbow trout, and the female has had her talons full this week, chasing off an intruder who's been...
  • Blog Post: Time to say goodbye

    It looks like the osprey migration has well and truly started. After Tore set off from Loch Garten last week, it looks like the Glaslyn ospreys are starting to follow suit. Check out the latest post on the Glaslyn osprey diary to see who's the first to head back to sunnier climes.
  • Blog Post: Taking in the sights

    Which of our intrepid young ospreys is doing a tour of some of the fishy hot spots in West Africa? Find out by checking out the latest blog post on the Loch Garten osprey diary .
  • Blog Post: End of an era

    Guest blogger: Ella Dixon - People Engagement Officer, Lake District Osprey Project After months of scanning the skies above Bassenthwaite, the team here on the ground have finally given up hope of the original male osprey ever returning. The male, known affectionately as "No Ring", is thought...
  • Blog Post: Loch Garten update

    There's a second egg at Loch Garten! Check out the Loch Garten osprey diary for more details.
  • Blog Post: What's the hurry?

    One of this year's osprey chicks from Loch Garten has made some impressive progress and had made it to West Africa already, just two weeks after leaving Scotland! Is it Alba or is it Caledonia? To find out check out the latest post on the Loch Garten osprey diary .
  • Blog Post: One less in the Lake District

    Despite a promising start, the Lake District ospreys lost one of their eggs last week. Around lunchtime on Tuesday, the egg was pushed out of the bowl of the nest and wasn't incubated that afternoon or through the night. The arrival of Wednesday morning saw the male removing the egg from the nest...
  • Blog Post: News from the north

    It's all going on in the north of England at the moment. The first of the Lake District osprey chicks hatched on Friday and the second egg should be hatching any day now. Head over to the Lake District Osprey Project blog and the Facebook page for all the news as it happens. Then the exciting...