Archive for April, 2018

Apr 22nd by Ian under Bird Watching


Male returned 9th April and I watched a lonely Osprey waiting on the return of it's mate, I don't think she came as of the 21/22 April the female now in place has no leg rings. I say that without being 100% sure as the light and the leg exposure have to be right. But who cares? there is yet another pair of Ospreys at this traditional site (more than 10 years) I thought I was watching the lonely male on the nest site when an Osprey flew in with large trout and tried to perch and…

Apr 9th by Ian under Bird Watching


9th April, been out about 6 times since the Ospreys arrived at Loch of the Lowes and today or PM yesterday was "my" Ospreys arrival. Chiffchaffs beat him by a day, I state him as I believe it is the usual male, no leg rings, and presiding over the eyrie. He was facing me with the clasped red meaty, mate welcoming fish and I had the 60x zoom on his legs and no sign of leg rings. Also had a fly by of a male Marsh harrier so here comes nest spotting time again, followed by hopefully; laying, hatching and…
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