For those of you thinking of coming down to Devon to see the Ospreys on the Exe it now looks very likely you will be in luck as I have taken this report from a reliable source taken minutes ago from Devon Birds website. I cannot remember ever hearing of so many birds arriving at the same time and staying around. It certainly is a rare sight and i think record counts.
from the viewing platform 12:30 till 15:30
the continued good showing of Ospreys continued with at least 8+ seen most successful in catching a fish before heading of to roost up, from other reports received looks like we missed at least another 2 birds ( 1 before we got to the viewing platform and another that was seen from exton over turf which we couldn't see) , also received another report of 3 osprey of the goatwalk at 16:50, hard to say how many are around the exe at the moment but must be at least 10+ and probably more it is a great sight to see multiple birds fishing the estuary this week has been amazing and the best time has been on the dropping tide. A photo on the web from yesterday. brilliant views being had by many birders
Fabulous shot Such amazing birds
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In reply to JudiM:
Very nice capture Derek
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Nice one Derek.
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In reply to Shane:
Sorry guys not my shot I borrowed it from a fellow Devon Birder to entice you down to see these great birds close up. More great view today apparently. No time for me today unfortunately.
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