Here's hoping for a successful 2020 season.
Link to last thread, September 2019 - February 2020.
Sandra first reported 2 birds on the nest at 19.12 on 4 April 2019. Louis and Aila were back! They laid 3 eggs, one failed, but we hope to see chicks Mallie and Rannoch - both female (although some doubt about Mallie) within a few years, maybe even next.
Link to webcam, courtesy of The Woodland Trust
En attendant Louis and Aila. Raining there.
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In reply to Korky:
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Thanks KORKY for starting off the thread, intro and for the webcam link. Looking forward to another season here for it has been fascinating following Alia and Lewis' progress.
Wishing them both a safe journey home and for another successful season.
A useful link .. HERE ..to gain more understanding about the Loch Arkaig Osprey nestI refrain from apology...but give due credit to the creator of the 'Woodland Trust' page -
JH4 – Lachlan, male, fledged in 2017 JJ0 – Mallie, female, fledged in 2019 JJ2 – Rannoch, female, fledged in 2019
4 April - Louis arrived4 April - Aila arrived
23 April - first egg laid26 April - second egg laid29 April - third egg laid
1 June - first egg hatched (Mallie)4 June - second egg hatched (Rannoch)
4 July - Mallie and Rannoch ringed20 July - Mallie fledged27 July - Rannoch fledged
Question is....will Lachlan put in an appearance sometime this year?Exciting times ahead....I hope.
In reply to Trying:
Thanks Trying for the information. Being a bit pedantic & with every chance of being wrong (I'm relying on my memory here), I seem to recall that the second egg was the one that failed so eggs 1 & 3 hatched. Ian
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