In reply to Richard G B:
The "bedsheet" slipped off !!! It seemed to fall straight down, couldn't see where it went - I just hope they don't find it and...
Richard G B said:He returns now with a squashed plastic drinks bottle
I didn't recognise it as a drinks bottle until the closer look:
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In reply to scylla:
More interaction with nest junk:
Cam was good all day, and quite a bit of zooming in.
He's about to incubate, looking at her up in the tree with fish:
One on each pole:
Tech-wise, a fragmented morning but a stable afternoon. Osprey-wise, it looked like a good day:
At closing time:
Where's all the rubbish gone?! Didn't see any of that happen (except the main portion of "bedhseet", of course). However it happened, let's keep it this way
Lunch on the nest:
All of a sudden, this emerged
Then this was brought in !!!
She took over and sorted her precious nest materials:
Supper arriving, see his satisfied crop:
Somewhat fragmented but some long sessions too.
Must have been small, she was soon back to take over:
He's about to turn eggs:
Near closing time he'd brought in a tiny clump one-fisted, then decided to sort existing awkward stick:
Thank you, Scylla, things are looking good at Tweed Valley :)
Do you think the Alyth nest had been 'cleared'? Odd to see everything gone and no Ospreys on the nest in your pic...
In reply to Sandra :
Sandra P said:Do you think the Alyth nest had been 'cleared'? Odd to see everything gone and no Ospreys on the nest in your pic...
That was a fairly brief changeover that I took advantage of to show there was no obvious junk on the nest. Then more junk started appearing.
Today,sticks and clumps have been brought in, quite a few - is hatching time close? Don't know when the eggs were laid.
Samples of nest material, there were several more:
A book was opened up by the wind!
The "balsa wood" log got blown off - the wind sounds as bad as LG here:
Lots more non-fish deliveries to the nest
I think these are quite soft sticks he's brought in before and she broke up:
Caused some co-operation today:
This was a rather solid item, not the usual type of clump:
Otherwise, several stick/twiggy/strawy deliveries.
The red can is still there, it gets unearthed every now 'n then.
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In reply to ALAN PETRIE:
The sitter went flyabout soon after opening time, here it's returning:
Turning the eggs and looking around:
Fish! Sitter had gone flyabout again so the fish-bringer took over incubation at this point:
Having a stretch mid-incubation:
Eating and fish and pooping on high pole:
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