Two videos involving fish number five:
Doddie nearly lost it over the side, only just managed to retrieve it by grabbing the tail, his look of 'oh no what happened' is priceless! And then Doddie flying away with the remains, his first 'flight with fish' . Another milestone achieved, as well as a reliable indicator that this nest season is coming to its end.
Doddie nearly loses fish number five, whole trout 18.05.19
Doddie flies with his fish 18.44
Final fish of the day, number six, a headless trout 20.45.40
JJ8 landed on the nest this morning just before 5.50 am, she spotted an old fish tail lying on the nest, and started to eat it. JJ6 flew in and was looking longingly at her eating it
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EJ's Photo Thread Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020
Mary - what a fabulous video - thanks very much.
You have captured the season beautifully.
The awesome threesome
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08.46, all three chicks are on the nest as Louis delivers a whole fish. I won't give a blow by blow account of who gets what as it always evens itself out, JJ7 however gets the fish initially. Ian
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In reply to Ian S:
Ian S said:
Lovely photos, Ian, with the mist rising over the loch it's no wonder people often ask if there's a fire! As at 09.38, Captain is polishing off the tail, looks like he had the whole fish to himself.
Captain gives up on the tail and walks away, 09.41 Vera downs it instead, Doddie's not happy.
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