Tag: tree sparrows nesting in osprey eyrie

With trepidation after the gale force winds of Sunday and Monday, I was fully aware that the eyrie might not be there in it's entirety. It was, and at 5.30am my erratic blood pressure was calmed by the sight of her on the eyrie and him perched nearby. What was more the tree sparrows, both of them, were moving in and out of the eyrie, so I presume now feeding chicks. Two nests in one! Can't report anything much happening in the next hour. However on the Sunday I went out twice and in very windy conditions,…
Whitethroat back in usual place, thought I heard the green woodpecker again but was not "fully listening" as I was watching an Osprey on the nest and large storm clouds approaching. On a fence post was the other Osprey with a trout, so assuming the fence post one was a male I awaited it's delivery to the nest as the trout was really half a trout, and I wanted to see a crossover, male to female.  The Osprey did take off and with pursuing crows swooped towards the nest but landed below the eyrie and out of sight. However after…
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