Osprey Sightings 2021

  • 11/05 07:15 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Hollowell Reservoir
    one briefly

    11/05 08:13 Shropshire : Western Osprey, Wellington
    two flew north-east over Dothill LNR (07:25)
    10:04 11/05 Western Osprey West Yorkshire Anglers CP 09:40
    one circled over and flew north-west
    10:29 11/05 Western Osprey Cambridgeshire Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB
    one flew east
    11:41 11/05 Western Osprey West Yorkshire Fairburn Ings RSPB
    one flew east over visitor centre
    12:01 11/05 Western Osprey East Yorkshire North Cave Wetlands YWT 11:43
    one drifted high to south-west
    14:05 11/05 Western Osprey North Yorkshire Wykeham Forest 13:58
    one flew west at raptor viewpoint; from A170 at Wykeham take minor road north to Highwood Brow for 6.4km to T-junction then left for 500m to car park at SE936887
    14:46 11/05 Western Osprey Lancashire Formby 14:35
    one flew south-west
    18:44 11/05 Western Osprey Lancashire Formby 14:35
    one flew south-west over Ravenmeols

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  • 11:15 12/05 Western Osprey Northamptonshire Titchmarsh NR
    one

    12/05 15:24 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Thompson Water
    one briefly (14:30)
    12/05 16:22 Shetland : Western Osprey, Sand Water, Mainland
    one fishing (16:22)
    12/05 17:25 Lothian : Western Osprey, Dunbar
    one flew north-west past harbour (16:05)
    12/05 17:55 Shetland : Western Osprey, Sand Water, Mainland
    one still (17:54)
    12/05 18:24 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield Quarry
    one at Flask Lake

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  • 13/05 09:06 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Heysham
    one flew north (08:30)

    11:43 13/05 Western Osprey Worcestershire Grimley 11:25
    one over Church Farm Pits
    12:59 13/05 Western Osprey Gloucestershire Slimbridge WWT
    one flew over towards Purton early afternoon
    13:33 13/05 Western Osprey Shetland Sand Water, Mainland
    one still
    13:49 13/05 Western Osprey Essex Gunners Park 12/05
    one flew over yesterday
    16:17 13/05 Western Osprey Suffolk Martlesham Creek 11/05
    one late Tuesday morning
    16:21 13/05 Western Osprey Hampshire Normandy Marsh 10:00
    one flew east
    17:04 13/05 Western Osprey East Yorkshire Tophill Low NR
    one flew north over D Reservoir
    18:11 13/05 Western Osprey Cornwall Dinham Flats
    one on Camel Estuary this evening
    18:15 13/05 Western Osprey Gwent Monmouth 17:55
    one at viaduct for second day
    18:43 13/05 Western Osprey Cornwall Walmsley Sanctuary (MEMBERS ONLY)
    one flew over this afternoon
    13/05 20:58 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Devoran
    one

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  • 14/05 06:58 Essex : Western Osprey, Hanningfield Reservoir
    one flew over (06:25)

    10:14 14/05 Western Osprey Worcestershire Clifton Pits 09:50
    one flew north over North Pit
    10:16 14/05 Western Osprey Shetland Sand Water, Mainland
    one in south-west corner
    14/05 14:21 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Tophill Low NR
    one over north end between 12:30 and 13:15 when it flew north
    14/05 14:47 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Ince Marshes
    one flew over pig farm mid-afternoon (14:45)
    14/05 16:21 Londonderry : Western Osprey, Lough Beg
    one still
    14/05 17:56 Wexford : Western Osprey, Tacumshin
    one drifted high north; also Short-eared Owl (16:20)
    14/05 18:49 Kent : Western Osprey, Oare Marshes NR
    one flew east over Oare Estuary towards Whitstable (18:38)
    14/05 19:44 Sligo : Western Osprey, Rathlee
    one photographed at Pollaheeney today

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  • 15/05 08:42 Leicestershire and Rutland : Western Osprey, Stanford Reservoir (PERMIT ONLY)
    one flew over yesterday (14/05 12:40)

    15/05 08:46 Gloucestershire : Western Osprey, Lechlade-on-Thames
    one reported yesterday [R]
    15/05 10:37 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Blofield Heath
    one flew north over A47 towards Hemblington Church
    15/05 15:56 Derbyshire : Western Osprey, Ogston Reservoir
    one this morning (10:56)
    15/05 16:20 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Iken
    one flew past Iken Cliff car park towards Aldeburgh
    15/05 17:25 Herefordshire : Western Osprey, Brobury
    one flew downstream along River Wye (14:45)

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  • 16/05 09:17 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Budle Bay
    one (09:17)

    11:19 16/05 Western Osprey Cheshire Mollington 11:19
    one flew high west
    11:42 16/05 Western Osprey Cumbria Longtown 16:16 15/05
    one fishing in River Esk briefly yesterday then flew north
    12:16 16/05 Western Osprey Norfolk Hunstanton
    one flew south
    12:17 16/05 Western Osprey Shetland Catfirth, Mainland 12:13
    one circled high over Flamister
    16:00 16/05 Western Osprey Gloucestershire Northwick Warth 15:47
    one at Pilning Wetlands
    16:01 16/05 Western Osprey Norfolk Norwich 15:00
    probable flew high to south
    16:38 16/05 Western Osprey Greater Manchester Stretford 16:37
    one flew north
    19:57 16/05 Western Osprey Wexford Wexford town 10:30
    one opposite Irish National Heritage Park then flew upriver

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  • 17/05 08:32 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Holy Island
    one flew over trees along causeway (08:32)
    17/05 08:40 Shetland : Western Osprey, Swinister nr Sandwick, Mainland
    one flew south towards Levenwick (08:40)
    17/05 08:55 Shetland : Western Osprey, Loch of Brow, Mainland
    one (08:55)
    17/05 08:58 Shetland : Western Osprey, Loch of Brow, Mainland
    flew off towards Hillwell/Quendale (08:57) [-ve]

    17/05 10:06 Dorset : Western Osprey, Hengistbury Head
    one flew over (08:30)
    17/05 10:10 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Stanford Reservoir (PERMIT ONLY)
    one flew west (09:45)
    17/05 11:32 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Aldeburgh Marshes
    one flew over Alde Estuary viewed from marshes (10:00)
    17/05 13:56 Cumbria : Western Osprey, Longtown
    one over River Esk again then flew north (13:43)
    17/05 15:25 Warwickshire : Western Osprey, Bubbenhall
    one flew west over Bubbenhall Meadow NR (11:50)
    17/05 16:06 Isle of Wight : Western Osprey, Ventnor
    one flew west towards Stenbury Down (15:58)
    17/05 16:07 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Pitsford Reservoir
    one in Scaldwell Bay (12:00)
    17/05 16:59 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Gregson Lane
    one in tree by Bank Head Lane
    17/05 17:05 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Boulmer
    one flew north fishing offshore (17:00)
    17/05 17:42 Northumberland : Western Osprey, Amble
    one flew south over Coquet Estuary (17:14)
    17/05 18:52 Dorset : Western Osprey, Christchurch Harbour
    one flew west; also Great Egret flew east (08:30)
    17/05 20:04 Cumbria : Western Osprey, Longtown
    one flew over layby (13:30)
    17/05 23:02 Devon : Western Osprey, Dawlish Warren NNR
    one flew over mid-morning; also 2 Great Northern Divers offshore

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  • 18/05 08:32 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Aldeburgh Marshes
    one over Alde Estuary from Town Marsh

    18/05 11:51 Wiltshire : Western Osprey, Shear Water
    one yesterday
    18/05 12:42 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Hesketh Out Marsh RSPB
    one flew west (12:37)
    18/05 14:23 Clwyd : Western Osprey, Rhyl
    one flew south at Rhyl High School (14:00)
    Wonder who this is?
    18/05 16:53 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Stithians Reservoir
    one
    18/05 17:57 Suffolk : Western Osprey, Iken
    one again flew past Iken Cliff car park towards Hazlewood
    18/05 19:48 Cheshire : Western Osprey, Raby Mere
    one flew over towards Clatterbridge
    18/05 21:29 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
    one this evening

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  • 19/05 07:00 East Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Beacon Ponds
    one flew south (06:08)
    19/05 07:26 Lancashire : Western Osprey, Lytham St Annes
    one flew north-west over Lytham Jetty yesterday afternoon (18/05 13:00)
    19/05 08:17 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Hawnby
    one flew north over Hawnby Moor near Sportsmans Hall yesterday morning (18/05 10:00)

    19/05 13:50 Wicklow : Western Osprey, Kilcoole
    one flew north over beach
    19/05 15:33 Wexford : Western Osprey, Tacumshin
    one at White Hole; also Western Cattle Egret and 1st-summer Little Gull
    19/05 19:25 Kent : Western Osprey, Cliffe Pools RSPB
    one flew high north over River Thames (19:25)
    19/05 19:37 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Hollowell Reservoir
    one (19:35)

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  • 20/05 10:50 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB
    one flew east then south-east

    20/05 12:19 Northamptonshire : Western Osprey, Thrapston GPs
    one flew north early morning
    20/05 12:29 West Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Leventhorpe Flash
    one flew over (12:20)
    20/05 16:07 Norfolk : Western Osprey, Titchwell RSPB
    one flew east along beach
    20/05 16:40 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Grafham Water
    one drifted west along north side (16:38)
    20/05 16:43 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Hollingworth Lake CP
    one (16:30)
    20/05 16:44 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Castleshaw Reservoirs
    one on Tuesday evening
    20/05 18:02 Cambridgeshire : Western Osprey, Grafham Water
    still off Mander car park (17:45)
    20/05 18:46 North Yorkshire : Western Osprey, Nosterfield LNR
    one flew north this morning

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