And here we go again
Brief history about Manton Bay:
The nest was first occupied by White 08(97) and Green 5N(04) in 2007 who raised 2 chicks. In 2008 they paired again but the nest failed and in 2009 it was unused. In 2010 a new pair, Green 5R(04) and an unringed female nicknamed Mrs 5R, took up residence and over the next four years raised 11 chicks. Green 5R(04) failed to return in 2014 and Mrs 5R paired with a new mate, Blue 28(10) and laid 3 eggs. Blue 33(11) arrived determined to claim this nest and evicted Blue 28(10). Blue 33(11) kicked out the eggs and spent the remainder of the season bonding with Mrs 5R who was then officially named “Maya”. In 2015 Maya and Blue 33(11) returned and to date have successfully raised 20 chicks.
© Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust
Here’s wishing Maya and Blue 33(11) a safe journey home and for another successful season.
Some Useful Links:
Links to previous threads:
Manton Bay 2010 - 2015 included in Rutland Osprey Project Threads.
Manton Bay 2016 - March, April, May, June, July, August,
Manton Bay 2017 - March, April, June, July & August, Sept-End Feb18
Manton Bay 2018 - March, April, May, June, July, August, Sept-End Feb 19
Manton Bay 2019 - March, April, May, June, July, August, Sept-End Feb 20
Manton Bay 2020 - March, April, May, June, July, Aug-End Mar 21
Manton Bay 2021 - March, April, May, June, July, Aug-End Feb 22
Copyright & Link to Webcam: © Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust
Maya & Blue 33(11) Arrival Dates
Manton Bay Nest Breeding 2007 to Present
White YK(F), White YP(M)
Blue 29(F), Blue 30(M), Blue 31(M)
Blue 22(M), Blue 32(M), Blue 52(M)
Blue 8F(M), Blue 9F(M)
Blue 1J(M), Blue 2J(F), Blue 3J(F)
Eggs kicked out by Blue 33(11)
Blue S1(M), Blue S2(M), Blue S3(F)
Blue T6(F), Blue T7(F), Blue T8(M)
Blue 2AM(M), Blue 2AN(F)
Blue 3AU(M), Blue 3AW(F)
Blue 054(F), Blue 055(M), Blue 056(M), Blue 057(F)
Blue 080(M), Blue 081(M), Blue 082(M), Blue 083(M)
Blue 096(M), Blue 095(F)
And while we await the return of Maya and Blue 33(11), here is a video the Rutland Team put together showing some highlights of the 2021 season.
Click here or on capture to play.
latest news about the webcam:
In reply to Karen:
What a splendid opening page for the March 2022 MB thread - very well done, Karen, and thank you for all your hard work!
Kind regards, Ann
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
In reply to Catlady:
What a wonderful introduction to the 2022 season, SANDRA KAREN, thank you so much
And thanks also for the cam info, that saves worrittin' about it.
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In reply to scylla:
I'd love to take the credit, Scylla, but I know you meant 'Karen'.
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