That's great Starling, as we may get a glimpse of the first hatch then, other than that we would only know by any feeding taking place.
EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
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Cam just zoomed in
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Good Morning Everyone
Cam is back to normal position Starling and it still looks pretty windy at FM - think its 35 hunkering down.
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The nest was empty when I looked at webcam, but I think both birds were in the tree, then there was a series of one Osprey flying to the nest but not landing on it, then flying back to the tree, then the same thing happening over again.
What I think is happening is YW is incubating but sees 35 in the tree he flies to the tree to try and encourage her to fly back to the nest, but she stays put so he flies back himself, then back to the tree to see if she will go back. I seen them do this the other morning as well. Looks like 35 has a mind of her own.
Nest empty - can just see them in tree - without the time stamps it would be hard to show this little scenario
One of them flies back but doesn't land on the nest.
They are both back on the tree again
Another fly past the nest then you can see one flying back to the tree
Flies back to nest and settles down on eggs
Of course the other scenario could be, its 35 flying to the tree to tell YW - go get me some fish
Well it seems to have worked Mary, fish just been delivered.
Off she goes with her fish!
That's great that you caught the fish delivery Starling, so looks like it could be the second scenario Ha Ha....
In reply to MaryGK:
B35 has returned.
In reply to Starling:
Well she didn't stay long, maybe her turn for the tree.
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