Osprey Sightings 2021

  • In reply to ALAN PETRIE:

    Thanks Alan. This is terrific!
  • 06/04 07:38 Devon : Western Osprey, Clyst Estuary
    one yesterday

    06/04 08:00 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Chew Valley Lake
    one still at Heron's Green Bay this morning; also 2 female Greater Scaup and singing Reed Warbler still but no sign of Garganey
    06/04 12:35 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Chew Valley Lake
    one again from Herriott's Bridge (12:33)
    06/04 13:59 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Albrighton
    one flew over Patshull Estate this morning
    06/04 15:26 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Oakenclough
    one flew low south (15:19)
    06/04 17:04 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Morecambe
    one flew south past promenade
    06/04 17:11 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Shapwick Heath NNR
    one at Canada Farm Lake in recent days
    06/04 17:54 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Kelsall
    one flew north-west over Primrose Wood (12:30)
    06/04 18:18 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Dalham
    one flew north-east (16:50)
    06/04 21:27 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Blagdon Lake
    one flew over Inspection House (19:15)
    06/04 22:21 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Congresbury
    one at Congresbury Moor

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  • French migration watchpoint
    Pointe de Grave
    5th Apr 3 ospreys
    4th Apr 12 ospreys

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  • 07/04 08:04 Gloucestershire : Western Osprey, Cotswold Water Park
    one flew west over Pit 44 yesterday afternoon (06/04 13:25)

    07/04 11:14 Wiltshire : Western Osprey, Laverstock
    one flew south (11:11)
    07/04 11:52 Cleveland : Western Osprey, Stockton-on-Tees
    one flew north over Surbiton Road (11:30)
    07/04 14:40 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Woods Mill SWT
    one flew high to north-west over the reserve (10:15)
    07/04 14:59 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Blagdon Lake
    one again in tree by bat house along Park Lane this morning then flew off with catch
    07/04 16:11 Cumbria : Western Osprey, King's Meaburn
    one flew north (12:30)
    07/04 16:48 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Woods Mill SWT
    one flew north-west (10:15)
    07/04 17:11 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Sutton Bingham Reservoir
    one flew north (16:30)
    07/04 17:23 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Stocks Reservoir
    one flew north over hide (14:25)
    07/04 18:29 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Elton Reservoir
    one flew over (10:25)
    07/04 18:39 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Grafham Water
    one fishing along north shore this afternoon then flew over Hill Farm
    07/04 18:35 Gloucestershire : Western Osprey, Westbury-on-Severn
    one flew over Garden Cliff at midday (12:00)
    07/04 18:41 Dorset : Western Osprey, Charmouth
    one flew north (18:37)
    07/04 21:06 Glamorgan : Western Osprey, Penmaen, Gower
    one at Three Cliffs Bay this morning
    07/04 22:52 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Hill Head
    one flew west up Solent (14:40)
    07/04 22:54 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Pennington Marshes
    one flew north over Pennington village (14:30)

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  • 08/04 07:17 West Midlands : Western Osprey, Netherton
    one flew north over Netherton Hill; also male Common Redstart again on fence by snipe field (06:55)
    08/04 07:24 Kent : Western Osprey, Cliftonville
    one flew west (07:22)
    08/04 07:29 West Midlands : Western Osprey, Sedgley
    one flew north towards Penn Common (07:08)
    08/04 07:34 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield LNR
    one flew over yesterday
    08/04 07:51 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Willington GPs
    one flew over yesterday
    08/04 07:52 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Blackpool
    one flew north-east over Devonshire Road Rock Gardens
    08/04 08:06 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Weir Wood Reservoir
    one over the dam
    08/04 08:43 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Weston
    one flew north over jetty and along River Itchen (07:20)

    08/04 09:20 Dorset : Western Osprey, Lytchett Bay
    two flew over
    08/04 09:50 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Sandbach Flashes
    one flew over Pumphouse Flash
    08/04 10:05 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Portchester
    one flew high north (09:55)
    08/04 10:23 Berkshire : Western Osprey, Lea Farm GPs (Permit only)
    one flew north (07:30)
    08/04 11:53 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Storton's GPs
    one flew over
    08/04 13:22 Staffordshire : Western Osprey, Belvide Reservoir (PERMIT ONLY)
    one flew north-west over A5 (13:17)
    08/04 14:20 Herefordshire : Western Osprey, Bircher Common
    one flew north over Croft Ambrey Hillfort (14:11)
    08/04 14:30 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Grimley
    one flew north
    08/04 14:38 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Woolmer Forest
    one flew north-west (08:45)
    08/04 14:40 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, St Aidan's RSPB (Swillington Ings)
    one flew east over The Hillside
    08/04 14:43 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Blagdon Lake
    still this afternoon
    08/04 15:02 London : Western Osprey, Balham
    one flew north-west over High Road (14:45)
    08/04 15:30 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Birtle
    one flew over Walmersley Golf Club
    (14:00)
    08/04 15:36 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Chew Valley Lake
    one again flew west viewed from Herriott's Bridge (15:33)
    08/04 15:51 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Kynance Cove
    one flew north over Kynance Road (11:10)
    08/04 16:04 Devon : Western Osprey, Fremington
    one flew west (15:30)
    08/04 16:08 West Midlands : Western Osprey, Marsh Lane NR
    one late afternoon then flew east
    08/04 17:26 Herefordshire : Western Osprey, Eardisland
    one flew over (15:00)
    08/04 17:28 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Holme Pierrepont
    one flew west over A52 Pit (17:24)
    08/04 17:37 Dorset : Western Osprey, Abbotsbury Swannery
    one flew west; also Spotted Redshank still (16:45)
    08/04 18:02 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, North Kilvington
    one flew west over A19 by Chapel Farm (17:20)
    08/04 18:04 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Harlestone
    one flew north over Harlestone Lake (17:59)
    08/04 18:17 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Midhope Reservoir
    one flew west (18:02)
    08/04 18:34 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Middleton Moor
    one flew over this evening
    08/04 19:13 Cornwall : Western Osprey, St Clement
    one
    08/04 19:28 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Chatsworth Estate
    one
    08/04 20:01 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Blackfield
    one flew over (19:44)
    08/04 21:11 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Kenidjack Valley
    one flew east (17:15)
    08/04 21:17 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Lee
    one again at Longbridge Beat, Skidmore (16:25)
    08/04 22:02 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Venus Pool NR
    one caught a fish today

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  • 38 sightings reported yesterday on BirdGuides
    09/04 07:12 Kent : Western Osprey, Tonbridge
    one flew north-west (06:36)
    09/04 07:14 Kent : Western Osprey, Tunbridge Wells
    one flew north
    09/04 07:42 Gloucestershire : Western Osprey, Berkeley Power Station
    one flew over River Severn towards Lydney (06:50)
    09/04 07:48 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Howden Reservoir
    one circled over reservoir for 20 minutes yesterday evening then flew north-west (08/04 19:35)
    09/04 08:00 Dorset : Western Osprey, Christchurch Harbour
    one yesterday morning then flew north (08/04 09:30)
    09/04 08:42 Gloucestershire : Western Osprey, Bibury
    one flew north-west (08:15)
    09/04 08:45 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Catcliffe Flash
    one flew north (08:44)
    09/04 08:49 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Crosby
    one flew north (08:26)

    09/04 09:26 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Grafham Water
    one fishing at west end; also White Wagtail (09:20)
    09/04 09:47 Hertfordshire : Western Osprey, Tyttenhanger GP
    one flew north (09:24)
    09/04 09:57 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Chatsworth Estate
    one circling with a fish (09:54)
    09/04 10:02 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Gouthwaite Reservoir
    one fishing on small lake then flew over moor (09:58)
    09/04 10:32 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Crich
    one flew north (10:23)
    09/04 10:40 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Midhope Reservoir
    one flew north-east (07:45)
    09/04 10:54 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Upton Warren NR (Permit Only)
    one flew over Moors Pool (10:21)
    09/04 11:10 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Norwich
    one flew east over Hotblack Road (10:47)
    09/04 11:32 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, High Bradfield
    one flew north over Mortimer Road towards Oxspring
    09/04 11:36 Durham : Western Osprey, Hurworth Burn Reservoir
    one flew north late morning
    09/04 11:45 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Whitlingham CP
    one flew west late morning
    09/04 11:45 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Ogston Reservoir
    one between 11:10 and 11:30 then flew north (11:30)
    09/04 11:59 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Kenidjack Valley
    one flew over early morning
    09/04 12:04 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Midhope Moor Watchpoint
    one flew towards Langsett Reservoir (11:52)
    09/04 12:15 Hampshire : Western Osprey, Baffins Pond
    one (11:40)
    09/04 12:34 Devon : Western Osprey, Roadford Reservoir
    one flew over (11:15)
    09/04 12:40 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ewden Village
    one flew along valley viewed from Ewden Cabin (11:55)
    09/04 12:41 Warwickshire : Western Osprey, Earlswood Lakes
    one flew east (12:08)
    09/04 13:01 Essex : Western Osprey, High Woods CP
    one flew over (12:15)
    09/04 13:17 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Farnham GPs
    one (13:00)
    09/04 13:32 Somerset & Bristol : Western Osprey, Blagdon Lake
    still over north shore (08:00)
    09/04 13:34 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Camp Lane Pools, Grimley
    one flew north (12:00)
    09/04 13:35 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ripon City Wetlands YWT
    one flew north (13:32)
    09/04 13:37 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Carr Vale NR
    one flew north (09:30)
    09/04 13:40 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ripon City Wetlands YWT
    one flew north (13:35)
    09/04 13:59 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Bewdley
    one flew north (12:50)
    09/04 14:00 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Welbeck watchpoint
    one over trees at Great Lake
    09/04 14:03 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Tatham
    one flew north over High Tatham (13:37)
    09/04 14:05 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Chelmarsh Reservoir
    one flew north along River Severn (13:52)
    09/04 14:43 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Leighton
    one flew over River Severn (14:43)
    09/04 14:46 Glamorgan : Western Osprey, Llwyn-on Reservoir
    one flew over Gwarnant this afternoon
    09/04 15:03 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Mow Cop
    one flew north (15:00)
    09/04 15:23 Staffordshire : Western Osprey, Blithfield Reservoir
    one flew north from causeway; also 9 White Wagtails (15:16)
    09/04 15:52 Cumbria : Western Osprey, Bowness-on-Solway
    one flew north distantly today
    09/04 15:58 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Broomhead Reservoir
    one flew north; also Whimbrel flew north
    09/04 15:59 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Dolphinholme
    one flew west over Abbeystead Road (15:35)
    09/04 16:07 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Venus Pool NR
    one late afternoon (16:06)
    09/04 16:24 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield LNR
    two flew through
    09/04 16:41 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Ravensthorpe Reservoir
    one early afternoon
    09/04 17:09 Anglesey : Western Osprey, Menai Bridge
    one flew north
    09/04 17:21 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Wellington
    one flew over to NNE (17:11)
    09/04 17:51 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Welbeck watchpoint
    one over water and then flew across in front of trees (16:30)
    09/04 17:59 Kent : Western Osprey, Cliffe Pools RSPB
    one flew towards Egypt Bay (17:50)
    09/04 18:01 East Sussex : Western Osprey, Arlington Reservoir
    one early morning then flew north-west
    09/04 18:21 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield LNR
    one flew south (17:49)
    09/04 18:25 Herefordshire : Western Osprey, Wellington GPs
    one flew north (16:30)
    09/04 18:38 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Brockholes LWT
    one over No 1 Pit (16:20)
    09/04 18:39 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Holme Pierrepont
    one flew over Blotts Pit (18:36)
    09/04 19:05 Dorset : Western Osprey, Portland
    one arrived in off the sea at the Bill mid-evening (19:03)
    09/04 19:48 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Owler Bar
    one flew north (12:45)
    09/04 19:58 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Ladybower
    one flew north over Ladybower Reservoir (17:30)
    09/04 21:24 Hertfordshire : Western Osprey, Little Hadham
    one flew north to south-east of Little Hadham (19:32)
    09/04 21:28 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Frodsham Marsh
    one flew over Weaver Bend late morning
    09/04 22:21 Conwy : Western Osprey, Great Orme
    one flew over early afternoon
    09/04 22:23 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Cleobury Mortimer
    one flew over c 1km to north at Neen Savage

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  • 62 sightings recorded on BirdGuides yesterday. This is a record number for a single day
    10/04 07:16 Wiltshire : Western Osprey, Ramsbury
    one yesterday
    10/04 07:19 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Pitsford Reservoir
    one in Walgrave Bay late morning yesterday (09/04 10:55)
    10/04 07:20 Dorset : Western Osprey, Bridport
    one flew over (07:05)
    10/04 08:18 Warwickshire : Western Osprey, Maxstoke
    one nearby yesterday evening
    10/04 08:23 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Droitwich
    one flew north over Droitwich Spa yesterday (09/04 14:30)
    10/04 08:29 Kent : Western Osprey, Riverside CP
    one flew west over Copper House Marsh late morning yesterday (09/04 11:10)

    10/04 09:17 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Wintersett Reservoir
    one flew slowly north (09:10)
    10/04 09:20 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Redditch
    one flew north over Oakenshaw Wood (09:15)
    10/04 09:27 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Derwent Reservoir
    one still; also Ruddy Shelduck still
    10/04 10:00 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Sandbach Flashes
    one flew north-west over Elton Hall Flash (09:47)
    10/04 10:52 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Welbeck watchpoint
    one again over Great Lake then flew towards watchpoint (10:15)
    10/04 10:59 Nottinghamshire : Western Osprey, Budby
    one flew north-west (10:56)
    10/04 11:05 Worcestershire : Western Osprey, Hollywood
    one flew north-east (10:30)
    10/04 11:19 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Croston Marsh LWT
    one at twin lakes this morning then flew north
    10/04 12:16 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Venus Pool NR
    one over (12:16)
    10/04 12:30 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Chapel Brampton
    one in tree west of A5199 just north of Merry Tom Lane (11:50)
    10/04 12:45 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ripponden
    one flew over Rishworth Moor
    10/04 12:57 Gwynedd : Western Osprey, Shell Island (Mochras)
    one caught a fish
    10/04 13:30 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Whixall Moss
    one flew over
    10/04 14:58 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Deenethorpe
    one flew over Deene Lake
    10/04 15:19 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Windmill Farm NR
    one flew north
    10/04 15:23 Staffordshire : Western Osprey, Belvide Reservoir (PERMIT ONLY)
    one flew north (15:00)
    10/04 15:28 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Ripon
    one flew north over river near army camp this morning
    10/04 16:45 West Midlands : Western Osprey, Marsh Lane NR
    one flew north (16:15)
    10/04 16:55 West Sussex : Western Osprey, Chidham
    one flew south down Bosham Channel; also Whimnbrel (16:00)
    10/04 16:56 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Grafham Water
    one flew over (16:52)
    10/04 17:13 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Leasowe
    one flew over lighthouse heading north-east (17:10)
    10/04 17:18 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Brown Clee Hill
    one flew over this afternoon
    10/04 18:28 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Crosby
    one circled marina then flew north-east (17:28)
    10/04 18:38 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Rawmarsh
    one flew south this afternoon
    10/04 18:38 South Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Rawmarsh
    one flew south this afternoon
    10/04 18:42 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Thurstaston
    one flew upriver (18:30)

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  • In reply to ALAN PETRIE:

    ALAN PETRIE said:
    62 sightings recorded on BirdGuides yesterday. This is a record number for a single day

    That's amazing, do you think it's due to people having more time to observe due to current lockdown?

     

     2013 photos & vids here

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  • In reply to ALAN PETRIE:

    Talk about a red-letter day!
  • The return rate appears to be high this year and I am wondering if there are a lot of last years 2 year olds amongst them

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