Saturday, 30 April 2011

1st there was one, now there are three!!

Just to let you all know that our unringed female osprey laid her 3rd egg of the season on Thursday (28th).

If was a year ago this weekend that the nest site suffered from an invasion by another osprey (who is actually this years male) which resulted in the egg being kicked out of the nest. Fingers crossed this doesn't happen again.

Both male and female are taking on parental responsibility well, with the male bringing in both fish and taking his turn at incubating the eggs!

Don't forget you can watch all the action from the comfort of your home, thanks to our online webcam!



  1. Thanks for all your updates. It looks like everything is going well at the main nest. How are things going at the backup nest which you featured last year?

  2. Glad you are enjoying all the updates. The back up nest from last year is being watched again at the David Marshall Lodge. Currently we have Green DX who is the male that has been seen on the live nest and an unringed female. We have no sign of eggs yet, but there has been activity with fish being brought in etc, I will keep you all up dated.


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