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EXCITING NEWS!!

EXCITING NEWS!!

I hope you will share my excitement and pleasure when I tell you that osprey leg ring numbered PY0, possibly better know to you as the middle chick, Walter, from Samson and Delilah’s 2017 nest here at Border Ospreys, was seen last Friday and again yesterday!Continue Reading

WILL SHE…WON’T SHE???

WILL SHE…WON’T SHE???

Well, what a peculiar season this is turning out to be. Samson was a week later than normal in arriving and then spent a couple of days wandering around before settling down to do any repairs necessary to the nest. We then spent a long time waiting until it was clear that Freya wasn’t coming…Continue Reading

MORE DISAPPOINTMENT BUT…..

MORE DISAPPOINTMENT BUT…..

Not a lot of good news to tell you at the moment, I’m afraid. It now looks like Freya has not survived as she would probably have been here by now and she hasn’t been seen anywhere else (Kielder have been keeping a sharp eye out for her as well). The regular dangers that face…Continue Reading

SAMSON IS BACK…NOW WHERE’S FREYA?

SAMSON IS BACK…NOW WHERE’S FREYA?

Wow! Who forgot to tell the weather powers that be that it was a public holiday this weekend? What a scorcher, unlike the wet, cold, miserable conditions that we normally suffer on such occasions. Samson returned to us on 11th but spent the first few days rarely visiting the nest or the immediate area so…Continue Reading

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ALL’S QUIET…
The time I’ve been anticipating but also dreading has finally arrived and our family have all departed, hopefully on successful ...
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FLYING AND FEEDING
What a difference a couple of weeks make! From panicky, rapid wing-beating flights and only slightly controlled crash landings, the ...
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WE HAVE LIFT OFF!
Well, it’s been a really exciting time watching the chicks now the nest camera picture has been restored and seeing ...
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RECONNECTION AND RINGING
We’re back with you after a bit of an information gap caused by the camera breaking down half way through ...
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MUSINGS IN THE SUNSHINE
I recently spent a couple of hours in the restaurant as I do most days, talking to people who were ...
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UPDATE ON LAST WEEK
As I left my first blog on something of a cliffhanger, I thought I’d better just update you on the ...
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OSPREY PROJECT
This is the first blog by Rosie Shields for the Born in the Borders Border Osprey project. Please feel free ...
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