Darren posted this report last night
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We can only wait and see what happens Patily - hopefully we will know one way or the other.
EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
Got a message from Darren last night, he had been at the Loch for 8 hours - he said female was calling for fish for a while but he didn't see any deliveries. Thought the behaviour has been a bit strange.
Won't give up hope yet, think I will look over the previous years photos at around this time and see if he had managed to get any photos of chicks in the nest then, but maybe that is a bit futile as this female was with Green BF then and obviously more settled.
Darren did send me more fabulous photos though
© DARREN DAWSON
Well it is as I thought and have discussed with Darren, it looks like the Balgavies nest has failed this year, and I feel so very sad about it.
This often happens though when one of a pair does not return or disappears. All we can hope for is that both of them return next year and it is a successful season.
I really do hate seeing a female incubating eggs continually though, I find that so heartbreaking. I remember when Lady sat on eggs for a long while before finally leaving them.
Anyway this is Darren's post tonight. Click on it to go to the Facebook page to see the video.
© Scottish Wildlife Trust - Loch of the Lowes
Thank you for your kind posts.
Late last night Darren sent me some photos he took at the loch yesterday.
I love this one showing the length of the wings..... beautiful!
KR3 with a Pike
Darren has added a whole pile of fabulous photos to an Album all taken on 30th June 2020.
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