Link to previous thread: Loch of the Lowes - July 2019
The season so far: LM12 (Laddie) arrived back 15 March and LF15 (Lassie) on 23 March. Lassie laid 3 eggs on 4, 7 and 10 April hatching 11, 12 and 16 May. Sadly on 26 May tragedy struck and the third chick died. The remaining two chicks were ringed on 26 June as follows: #1 Blue PT4 (M) and #2 Blue PT5 (M). Ringing Blog
6th July PT5 fledged
7th July PT4 fledged
Both juveniles have been seen attempting to fish in the Loch. PT4 was successful on 23rd July
Lassie (LF15) has not been recorded as being seen on the nest since early morning on the 25th July - though this requires confirmation from the Lowes team
Farewell LF15 our beautiful female osprey Blog 2.8.19
Our ospreys have left? Blog 17.8.19
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Birdies LG DU update.
In reply to patily:
Good morning Mike, Patily and all
Just before your report Patily, PT4 stole the remainder of the fish from PT5
7:28 PT4 left the nest after finishing his breakfish
In reply to Karen:
Thanks Karen, I surprised myself! lol
10:35 Laddie brought a headless fish to a waiting PT4. PT5 incoming on the left of picture
10:53 Continuing to tuck in
10:55 Keeping the crow at bay
In reply to Sandra :
11:32 One very brave crow!
No further fish deliveries as far as I can see through scroll back. The cam was focused on the dead tree by the Loch for a lot of the afternoon with PT4 and PT5 flying off to the left from there and also going on the branches to rest. Both have been on and off the nest this evening calling for fish
20:10 Fish! PT4 was waiting on the nest to claim from Laddie, PT5 incoming
I should have continued watching - PT5 got the fish after a tug-of-war with PT4!
20:16 PT5 flew from the nest taking the fish with him. PT4 left a minute or so after but has since returned
Can hear lots of distant calling, possibly PT5
20:42 PT5 joined his brother on the nest, he had eaten his fish (it was a small one)
20:49 PT5 flew off again, there's calling from him away from the nest
PT4 flew from the nest at 21:02
21:18 OH NO! PT4 and PT5 flew to the nest, Laddie delivered a small live fish. PT4 claimed it but didn't grab it in his beak well enough - fish jumped over the left side of the nest!
PT4 remained on the nest after PT5 left
PT4 flew off at 21:32
21:37 Oh Laddie, you're an absolute star! PT5 onto the nest first (fullish crop), PT4 (sunken crop) arrived then Laddie with another fish - PT4 finally got his fish!
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