Monday 12th March
Maya is seen to land on the nest at around 11.55am. She leaves and quickly returns with a large fish
Wednesday 14th March
An unidentified blue ringed (right leg) male osprey lands on the nest around 6pm. From subsequent behaviour he appears to be Maya's regular mate, Blue 33
Thursday 15th March
Male confirmed to be Blue 33
Wednesday 28th March
Egg #1 first seen 6.09 am
Saturday 31st March
Egg #2 first seen around 5.30 am
5N (04) intrudes later in the morning. Interested in the fish 33 brought in for Maya. She is unlucky!
Tuesday 3rd April
Egg #3 laid, 1.46 am
Saturday 5th May
Chick #1 hatches 4.34pm
Sunday 6th May
Chick #2 hatches shortly before noon (time to be confirmed)
Tuesday 8th May
Chick #3 hatches c1.30pm (time to be confirmed)
Wednesday 16th May
Chick #3 dies overnight after having struggled out from under a large clump of hay delivered by 33
See: DOWN TO TWO
Friday 15th June
Blue/white 3AW (F)
Darvic right leg, BTO ring left leg
Blue/white 3AU (M)
Tuesday 26th June
Blue 3AU fledges, 8.50am
Wednesday 27th June
Blue 3AW fledges just before 12 noon
Thursday 19th July
Blue 3AW last seen c6.50am
Monday 13th August
Blue 3AU last seen, 5.25pm. Thought to have migrated
Saturday 18th August
Blue 3AU returns to the nest at 5.30pm
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Too early for a sunrise :-)
Empty nest with a streak of light showing.
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In reply to MaryGK:
could somebody please remind me where the blog is about the 2 adult birds being tagged Looked on MB thread but for the life of me, can't find it
In reply to patily:
Here it is Patily.
Birdies LG DU update.
In reply to Mike:
Hi MIKE and Thanks
Maya probably gone on migration and S1 crossing to Africa
In reply to ALAN PETRIE:
Brilliant start to the thread, Mary, thank you. Thank you too Alan for the alert to the new blog.
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In reply to SheilaFE:
The Water is an amazing blue today. Pity it is empty.
Thanks for the new thread Mary. Fingers crossed that they all have a safe journey and that we see Maya and 33 again next year.
In reply to Gardenbirder:
God speed Maya Missing you already
Cormarant doing a bit of cleaning up. Never had to such a close up view.
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