Another interesting story from Aviemore ospreys fb page
In reply to MaryGK:
MaryGK said:I hope all 3 chicks do well Starling. I think they did that at Rutland one year, put a chick in another nest, it was a while ago so cannot remember the details.
I hope all 3 chicks do well Starling. I think they did that at Rutland one year, put a chick in another nest, it was a while ago so cannot remember the details.
It was when 08(98) disappeared (feared killed) while 5n(05) was incubating. The eggs were taken and incubated. One hatched and was placed in AA/AW(06) and the Scottich female's nest. £ of the 4 chicks were raised. They sent DNA samples to check which but I never saw a result.
Thanks Hilary for that info
EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
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Birdie's DU Summaries 2018
As this thread isn't used as much this season, I have extended the date through to February 2021, it is a thread worthwhile having though as somewhere to post odd bits and pieces.
Then next season a new yearly thread can be opened then.
Does anyone know what is the oldest a juvenile has been before taking off on their first migration?
In reply to Karen:
2 from Glaslyn @ 111
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