In reply to Mike:
They have decided to grow their own crops in the nest.
© Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife
In reply to Alison Copland:
Thanks for the new thread, Mary. Had a lovely time at Glaslyn today. It was extremely hot and it was clear that the Ospreys felt the heat but both Mrs G and Aran proved what wonderful parents they are. Anyone watching the live streaming had probably noticed that the birds were suffering in the heat. But by late afternoon (5-ish) the temperature had dropped slightly thanks to a thin layer of cloud across much of the sky and the birds began to look far more comfortable. Both parents were feeding the chicks whenever Aran brought in a fish and both were shading the chicks. Aran has been bringing in some coarse fish occasionally, for instance a Brown Trout in the late afternoon. It is pure speculation but I wonder if that might be due partly to the timing of the tides with the high tides occurring around 11/12-ish and around midnight so perhaps easier for Aran to go fishing in fresh water lakes and rivers rather than fly far out to sea since the estuary is fairly dry after the tide goes out.
In reply to Gardenbirder:
Thank You for your great report of your visit to Glaslyn Ann, its a lovely place and area to visit, glad you are having a nice time. :-)
EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
In reply to MaryGK:
Thank you Ann and enjoy your time there.
Chicks currently resting with an adult on the perch, can't see enough to identify.
Birdies LG DU update.
Mrs G feeding chicks now. Stream very stuttery.
2 chicks with their backs to us but they look to be asleep and the other at the front, looking around Mrs G alert on the edge ofthe nest No sign of Aran
In reply to patily:
Is there an intruder? With a lot of vocalisation, Mrs G flies off
Someone on the perch now.
There's an adulton the perch now Can't see who ....ah! theyv'e zoomed in....Mrs G looking very alert
All present. Aran on the perch. Mrs G on the rim with the chicks who are preening.
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