Osprey Sightings 2020

  • 14 sightings reported yesterday

    10/05 10:30 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Warrington

    one drifted NNW over Padgate (10:27)

    10/05 11:00 Clwyd : Western Osprey, Prestatyn

    one flew over the sea yesterday (09/05 12:00)

    10/05 14:00 Dorset : Western Osprey, Blandford Forum
    one flew over Lower Bryanston (11:30)
    10/05 21:52 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Roche
    one briefly yesterday
  • 11/05 09:18 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Hornsea Mere
    one flew east; also Arctic Tern (08:15)

    11/05 13:26 Devon : Western Osprey, Seaton Marshes

    one flew over upper Axe Estuary

    11/05 16:37 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Idle Valley NR

    one flew over this afternoon

  • 12/05 12:00 Dorset : Western Osprey, Portland
    one flew north over Cheane Weares (10:50)

    12/05 19:09 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Goostrey
    one flew over New Platt Lane (19:05)
    12/05 21:00 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Thrapston GPs
    one over Elinor Trout Lake early afternoon (13:35)
  • 13/05 11:29 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Ashton-in-Makerfield

    one circled over then drifted north (10:57)

    13/05 12:23 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Penzance

    one flew over Chyandour yesterday

    13/05 12:34 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Thrapston GPs

    one again over Elinor Trout Lake early afternoon
  • 14/05 08:00 London : Western Osprey, Pinner

    one flew north yesterday evening (13/05 18:30)

    14/05 08:06 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Holme Fen NNR, Holme

    one flew over (08:00)

    14/05 09:00 Durham : Western Osprey, Tunstall Reservoir

    one flew over (08:00)

    14/05 09:01 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Cromwell

    one flew north over Cromwell Weir (08:50)

    14/05 09:16 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Filey
    one flew north along North Cliff fields (09:14)
    14/05 15:45 Leicestershire and Rutland : Western Osprey, Eyebrook Reservoir
    one flew north (14:00)
    14/05 17:14 Essex : Western Osprey, Abberton Reservoir
    one from Layer Breton causeway (16:15)
    14/05 18:43 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Cattawade
    one on Stour Estuary this afternoon
    14/05 19:04 London : Western Osprey, Ponders End Lake, Enfield
    one flew west over golf course (19:00)
    14/05 19:25 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Penzance
    one flew north
  • 15/05 11:08 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir

    one at west end

    15/05 12:24 Oxfordshire : Western Osprey, Otmoor RSPB

    one flew west (10:18)

    15/05 12:38 Herefordshire : Western Osprey, Hampton Bishop

    one by River Wye late morning yesterday, but soon flew off (14/05 11:00)

    15/05 13:55 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Brockholes LWT

    one flew west along River Ribble; also Garganey late morning (09:38)

    15/05 15:19 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Eccup Reservoir
    one flew north over dam; also drake Greater Scaup still (12:15)
    15/05 17:36 Hertfordshire : Western Osprey, Wilstone Reservoir
    one flew north (17:15)
  • 16/05 08:24 Orkney : Western Osprey, Loch of Bosquoy, Mainland
    one

    16/05 08:52 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Jesmond Dene
    one reported flying south-west over Jesmond Park West early morning [R]

    16/05 10:23 Durham : Western Osprey, Brandon

    one flew NNE over Browney (10:09)

    16/05 10:35 Durham : Western Osprey, Chester-le-Street

    one flew west

    16/05 10:36 Durham : Western Osprey, Waldridge Fell

    one flew west (10:33)

    16/05 11:37 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Grimley

    one flew over slowly to north (09:20)

    16/05 12:49 Kent : Western Osprey, Langdon Cliffs NT

    one arrived in off the sea early afternoon

    16/05 13:07 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Eccup Reservoir

    one fishing at dam end (12:00)

    16/05 13:12 Durham : Western Osprey, Whickham

    one flew west

    16/05 14:33 Bedfordshire : Western Osprey, Houghton Regis Pits
    one; also Wood Sandpiper (11:30)
    16/05 21:58 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Blythburgh
    one flew up Blyth Estuary this evening
  • 17/05 08:49 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Dunwich
    one flew north (08:15)

    17/05 12:48 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Ely

    one flew low east harrassed by Peregrines

    17/05 12:52 Carmarthen : Western Osprey, Pwll

    one flew low west

    17/05 14:20 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Stocks Reservoir
    one early afternoon (12:30)

    17/05 15:24 Bedfordshire : Western Osprey, Marston Vale Millennium CP

    one mid-morning then flew west

    17/05 16:50 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Swinden Reservoirs

    one then flew north-east (12:00)

    17/05 19:07 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Elmsett
    one flew east (16:25)
  • I've found another sighting for 14 May.  We are planning our holiday on Mull next year, ever hopeful, and came across Mullbirds    

    14 May -  Garmony. just had an Osprey fly over from Dun da Ghaoithe with corvids in battle. Jenny Jackson

    And more amazingly, a hoopoe on 13 May!

    Birdie's DU Summaries 2018

  • 18/05 07:30 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Wadworth

    one flew over Carr Lane yesterday

    18/05 07:31 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, iPort Lakes, Doncaster

    one flew over yesterday

    18/05 08:34 Durham : Western Osprey, Whitburn Coastal Park
    one flew north (08:20)

    18/05 10:38 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Idle Valley NR

    one over Chainbridge Pit

    18/05 10:44 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Holme Pierrepont

    one flew low to north over Blotts Pit (10:42)

    18/05 12:07 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Farcet Fen

    one flew high towards Great Fen

    18/05 12:27 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Pitsford Reservoir

    one fishing at south end

    18/05 13:11 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Kilnsea

    one flew south (12:00)

    18/05 13:48 Dorset : Western Osprey, Portland

    one north along West Cliffs

    18/05 14:24 Leicestershire and Rutland : Western Osprey, Eyebrook Reservoir

    two fishing mid-afternoon (14:16)

    18/05 14:57 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Eccup Reservoir

    still today; also drake Greater Scaup still

    18/05 16:13 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Fishlake Meadows HIWWT

    one from roadside viewpoint (14:10)

    18/05 16:28 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Lunt Meadows NR

    one flew north-east (note car park is currently closed) (16:27)