Catch up -
16:45 when 33 arrived with a stick
then stood beside Maya - a couple of nice captures of the two of them
17:21 33 arrives with another stick - flips over and balances on his back
17:54 Maya returns after a break with a bit of bark which they both nibble at
17:55 33 fiddles with a stick he brought in earlier
17:56 33 flies off and as Maya moves in to incubate I am saying "watch those talons Maya!!
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7:48 Intruder around, it hovered above Maya on the nest (could see its legs on wide screen), she took off to chase. She's settled back on the nest now.
Sorry, no captures
In reply to Sandra :
7:53 B33 has landed to be with Maya, he's mantling. Now laying next to her but both still on alert - chipping
7:59 B33 flew from the nest, I couldn't see him chasing anything
Not long to wait now Karen - around a week to go , then its all systems GO
2019 - 1st Egg laid 2nd April 3.30 pm
2020 - 1st Egg laid 29th March Circa around 9 pm
2019 - 1st Chick seen 11th of May 6.24 pm
2020 - ???
EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
Morning ALL - now 32 days since the first egg was laid
Thanks Sandra for earlier updates
I looked in when I first woke hoping to catch the sunrise which I missed but 33 had arrived with a fish for Maya
Maya flew off leaving 33 to take over incubating
Mary - thanks for last year's egg dates. Yes not long to go now. I think first hatch is usually 35-37 days so we will all be on Hatch Watch peering at the screen for the first pip, crack from 3 May. Eggciting !!
Maya was calling and 33 arrived with a fish
Maya quick took it and flew off with it and 33 checks the eggs
then settles down
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