Thursday, 19 April 2012

Ospreys beginning to make their appearance known

male osprey
Male Osprey
We have been studying our three cameras closely here at the Wildlife Watch, hoping to catch a glimpse of our Ospreys to see what they are up to. Although no activity has been noted on camera 2 since the beginning of April, our Green DX Male has been spotted on the nest on camera 1 twice in the past week.

Camera 3 has also seen regular activity with a Green ringed Female and an un-ringed Male appearing on the nest on a number of occasions. This looks very promising as we have witnessed a number of mating attempts. The female spends most of her day on the nest only departing when the male arrives with fish.

Our Pine Marten friends have also been making good use of the squirrel feeders onsite and have been regular visitors this week.

Good signs and a fair bit of nest activity from our birds. Hopefully we will be seeing a lot more of them in the coming weeks.


  1. this video is rubbish it is not an osprey it is an sqirerrel eating 4 17 minites e-mail me at

    1. Aberfoyle Ospreys25 June 2012 at 09:20

      Hi There,

      Our osprey video feed has been switched to the squirrel feeder camera temporarily whilst maintenance is carried out on the osprey cameras.

      It should be back up shortly



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