Osprey Sightings 2019

  • 08/09 07:22 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Kilnsea
    one flew north over wetlands yesterday evening (07/09 17:00)
    08/09 07:30 Surrey : Western Osprey, Bramley
    one over St Catherine's at 19:15 yesterday
    08/09 07:48 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Hayle Estuary
    still (07:20)
    08/09 07:54 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Kingfishers Bridge NR
    juvenile again (07:50)

    08/09 09:23 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Hazlewood Marshes SWT
    one along River Alde towards Aldeburgh
    08/09 10:15 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Blyth Estuary
    one on south side
    08/09 10:31 Cumbria : Western Osprey, Tindale Tarn
    one perched yesterday for its second day
    08/09 10:42 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Pagham Harbour LNR
    one still hunting over mudflats (10:39)
    08/09 11:31 Devon : Western Osprey, Exton
    one late morning (11:25)
    08/09 12:18 Devon : Western Osprey, Seaton
    juvenile still at Axe Estuary
    08/09 14:02 Wiltshire : Western Osprey, Alderbury
    one circled over Witherington Farm Fisheries  (13:57)
    08/09 14:19 Devon : Western Osprey, Exton
    still on post in River Exe mid-afternoon
    08/09 14:22 Perth & Kinross : Western Osprey, Loch Leven
    one over loch mid-afternoon
    08/09 15:10 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Rockland Broad
    one again today (Great Egret yesterday)
    08/09 15:39 Devon : Western Osprey, Colyford Common LNR
    one from hide (15:36)
    08/09 15:46 Dorset : Western Osprey, Stanpit Marsh
    one this afternoon
    08/09 16:43 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Aldeburgh Marshes
    one this morning
    08/09 16:46 Devon : Western Osprey, Aveton Gifford
    one at South Efford Marsh (SX687468)
    08/09 17:40 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Hen Reedbed SWT
    one on post (17:10)
    08/09 17:51 Wiltshire : Western Osprey, Alderbury
    second  individual low over Witherington Farm Fisheries  (17:45)
    08/09 17:53 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Drift Reservoir
    still over north-east arm (17:05)
    08/09 18:49 Kent : Western Osprey, Oare Marshes NR
    one again early evening (18:39)
    08/09 19:41 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Thorney Island
    one late afternoon (16:01)
    08/09 20:42 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Ogston Reservoir
    one briefly (11:45)
    08/09 21:49 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Normandy Marsh
    still over Lymington River then drifted east towards woods (14:45)
    08/09 22:23 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Penzance
    one flew towards Mounts Bay at Gulval (12:20)
  • Saw this one flying with a fish caught in Lytchett Bay near Poole in Dorset this morning. Not my greatest photo, but lovely to see it!

    © Alison Copland

  • Migration watchpoint Nabben Falsterbo (Sweden)

    07/09 89 ospreys (eighty nine)!!!!
  • 09/09 07:26 Kent : Western Osprey, Swalecliffe
    one flew west (07:15)
    09/09 07:31 Kent : Western Osprey, Tankerton
    one flew west then continued over Whitstable (07:20)

    09/09 10:56 Devon : Western Osprey, Seaton
    juvenile still at Axe Estuary
    09/09 11:04 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Drift Reservoir
    still this morning
    09/09 11:19 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Welney WWT
    one flew south past main observatory (11:00)
    09/09 12:13 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Titchwell RSPB
    one flew over car park
    09/09 13:02 Essex : Western Osprey, Colchester
    one flew over Southway (12:45)
    09/09 13:29 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Penzance
    again flew over Gulval
    09/09 14:14 Devon : Western Osprey, Bowling Green Marsh RSPB
    one to south on Exe Estuary from viewpoint
    09/09 15:09 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Drift Reservoir
    one again from hide (14:57)
    09/09 18:48 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Tresillian
    one again
    09/09 19:12 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Tophill Low NR
    two early afternoon
    09/09 19:57 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Chew Valley Lake
    one at Moreton; also 2 Eurasian Bitterns from Stratford Hide
    09/09 20:45 Devon : Western Osprey, Aveton Gifford
    still from tidal road
    09/09 20:46 Devon : Western Osprey, Ernesettle
    one still at Ernesettle Creek
    09/09 21:20 London : Western Osprey, Beckton
    one over Gallion's Reach yesterday
    09/09 22:27 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Ruan Lanihorne
    two from Ruan Quay (15:00)
  • Migration watchpoint Nabben Falsterbo (Sweden)

    08/09 20 ospreys
    Season to date 352 ospreys
  • 10/09 07:47 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Rockland Broad
    still distantly in tree as viewed from hide (07:30)

    10/09 08:57 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Hen Reedbed SWT
    one over Blyth Estuary (08:55)
    10/09 10:38 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Sidlesham Ferry
    one flew south (09:00)
    10/09 10:39 Devon : Western Osprey, Seaton
    juvenile still on Axe Estuary
    10/09 10:40 Dorset : Western Osprey, Langton Herring
    two again at Rodden Hive
    10/09 10:45 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Drift Reservoir
    still this morning
    10/09 10:56 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Hayle Estuary
    one again flew low north-west (10:15)
    10/09 11:36 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Porth Kidney Sands
    one flew south over West Cornwall Golf Course late morning (11:10)
    10/09 14:59 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Normandy Marsh
    again at mouth of Lymington River  (14:52)
    10/09 15:18 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Hayle Estuary
    again flew over with fish
    (15:15)
    10/09 15:20 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Hazlewood Marshes SWT
    two over the River Alde seen from the Hazlewood Hide but mobile; also 20 Eurasian Spoonbills roosting on the reserve (13:35)
    10/09 15:40 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Lackford Lakes SWT
    one still from Bernard's Hide  (14:57)
    10/09 15:51 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Alnwick
    one flew over Hulne Park  (15:45)
    10/09 17:35 Dorset : Western Osprey, Brownsea Island NT
    one flew over pleasure boat towards Brownsea Island from Poole Harbour
    (15:07)
    10/09 17:36 Durham : Western Osprey, Derwent Reservoir
    one still in tree opposite hide (17:31)
    10/09 18:00 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
    one again (17:20)
    10/09 21:10 Devon : Western Osprey, Bere Ferrers
    one from Weir Quay over River Tamar towards Egypt Bay
    10/09 21:41 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Carsington Water
    again
    10/09 22:24 Devon : Western Osprey, Warleigh Point
    one again
  • 11/09 08:55 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Idle Valley NR
    one flew soutwest over Blaco towards Lound (08:48)
    11/09 10:42 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Maxey GPs
    one flew west along the Maxey Cut
    11/09 11:19 Essex : Western Osprey, East Mersea
    one on pole
    11/09 13:15 Essex : Western Osprey, Wivenhoe
    one over lake below Rectory Hill
    11/09 15:22 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Bewl Water
    one on west side
    11/09 15:27 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Thorney Island
    three late afternoon yesterday (10/09 17:00)

    11/09 16:17 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Attenborough NR
    one late afternoon
    11/09 17:34 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Blyth Estuary
    still at Blythburgh
  • 12/09 07:22 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Rockland Broad
    still yesterday

    12/09 08:51 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Anglers CP
    one this morning; also female Greater Scaup still and Arctic Tern
    12/09 09:05 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Felixstowe Ferry
    one then flew upriver (08:40)
    12/09 09:24 Isle of Wight : Western Osprey, Newtown Harbour NNR
    one on east side over Clamerkin Channel (08:19)
    12/09 10:30 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Ramsholt
    one on the River Deben
    12/09 10:39 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Bewl Water
    one still
    12/09 11:16 London : Western Osprey, Woodford Green
    one flew south (10:37)
    12/09 11:21 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Tide Mills
    one flew low to south (11:00)
    12/09 11:47 Dorset : Western Osprey, Holton Heath
    again at Holton Lee mid-morning
    12/09 11:47 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
    one
    12/09 12:52 Gwent : Western Osprey, Monmouth
    flew south over showground near River Wye (11:39)
    12/09 13:15 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Drift Reservoir
    flew south from north-east arm then returned 15 minutes later over north-west arm heading north (11:45)
    12/09 13:15 Kent : Western Osprey, Elmley NNR
    one over the The Swale from sea wall screen (12:43)
    12/09 13:51 Kent : Western Osprey, Chartham
    in the valley then flew north  late morning; also 2 Whinchats  (11:15)
    12/09 13:58 Devon : Western Osprey, Warleigh Point
    one on dead stump in marsh with fencing to right of Tavy railway bridge  (10:50)
    12/09 15:24 Durham : Western Osprey, Derwent Reservoir
    one still in tree opposite hide; also the Ruddy Shelduck on bank by hide  (15:20)
    12/09 16:18 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Bewl Water
    still late afternoon (16:13)
    12/09 16:43 Staffordshire : Western Osprey, Blithfield Reservoir
    one in Tad Bay still; also a Great Egret. West Midland Bird Club members only, non-members can view from causeway
    12/09 17:02 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Hook-with-Warsash LNR
    one flew west over scrape (11:52)
    12/09 17:38 Devon : Western Osprey, Seaton
    juvenile again caught a fish at the Axe Estuary (16:20)
    12/09 20:27 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Kingsmill Lake
    one again over River Tamar
    12/09 21:09 Devon : Western Osprey, Ernesettle
    one still at Ernesettle Creek
  • 12/09 16:30 Northumberland : Western Osprey, blue ring left leg but unable to read ring number. Derwent Reservoir

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    Bob

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