Osprey Sightings 2020

  • 23/06 07:00 Wicklow : Western Osprey, Broad Lough
    one yesterday

    23/06 09:11 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Whittle Dene Reservoirs
    still this morning then flew towards River Tyne
    23/06 09:17 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Riding Mill
    one on the River Tyne
    23/06 11:02 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Castle Marsh SWT
    one flew over towards Aldby (10:40)
    23/06 16:16 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir
    one reported over Whillet's Meadow yesterday
    23/06 17:02 Outer Hebrides : Western Osprey, Loch Druidibeg, S Uist
    one today
    23/06 18:03 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Beacon Ponds
    one flew south
    23/06 21:35 Staffordshire : Western Osprey, Doxey Marshes
    one flew over early this morning (21:24)
  • 24/06 07:42 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir
    one at west end early morning then flew east (06:10)

    24/06 09:04 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Whittle Dene Reservoirs
    still in dead tree at north end of northern reservoir; viewable from gate next to hide (hide closed) (09:04)
    24/06 12:11 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Whittle Dene Reservoirs
    one still till late morning then flew south (11:00) [-ve]
    24/06 17:16 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Hollowell Reservoir
    one circled then flew west
    24/06 18:09 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir
    still at east end (17:30)
  • 25/06 18:26 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Hollowell Reservoir
    one again then flew north-west (18:10)
  • 25/06 12:34 Northumberland: Western Osprey, Whittle Dene Reservoir 

    looks like a Kielder ringed bird

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    Cheers,

    Bob

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  • Fabulous capture Bob ... size of that fish!!!

     

     2013 photos & vids here

    eff37 on Flickr

  • 26/06 10:39 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Flamborough Head
    one flew south over Outer Head
    26/06 13:31 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Ravensthorpe Reservoir
    one mid-morning (09:55)

    26/06 16:26 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Wykeham Lakes (Permit Only)
    one over South Lake this morning
    26/06 17:40 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Broadwater
    one flew east this afternoon (14:00)
    26/06 17:48 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ripon City Wetlands YWT
    one flew over
    26/06 20:58 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Pagham Harbour LNR
    one this evening
  • 27/06 09:03 Orkney : Western Osprey, Finstown, Mainland
    one flew over (08:52)

    27/06 16:58 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Fishlake Meadows HIWWT
    still (15:00)
    27/06 18:28 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Pitsford Reservoir
    one at south end (18:25)
    27/06 19:23 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield Quarry
    one flew south-east over Flask Lake this evening
  • Alan. On a closed Facebook site there is a photo of an Osprey perched at Pagham harbour. yesterday. Probably the one referred to above. Bird carries a blue Darvic on the left leg so Scottish in origin. Ring not readable but looks to be three digit.

    Edited. Thank you Ian!

    Birdies LG DU update.

  • Mike "Bird carries a blue Darvic on the right leg so Scottish in origin"

    Did you mean left leg Darvic which would make it Scottish? Ian

  • 28/06 07:27 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Kilvington
    one flew south-west over lakes yesterday afternoon (27/06 16:00)
    28/06 07:28 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir
    one again (07:05)
    28/06 08:54 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Tickton
    one flew south-east over Tickton Grange Hotel (08:32)

    28/06 10:45 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Pagham Harbour LNR
    one still
    28/06 11:09 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Longhoughton
    one flying south late morning
    28/06 12:49 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Hollowell Reservoir
    one again then flew east with fish (12:35)
    28/06 19:32 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Fishlake Meadows HIWWT
    one fishing successfully  (17:25)