GETTING READY TO GO?

GETTING READY TO GO?

This will probably be my last blog of the year as I expect both Samson and Freya to depart shortly. They continue to frustrate attempts to work out any sort of routine for their movements and they appear and disappear from the nest area with gay abandon and no thought at all for us watchers.…

OSPREY WANDERINGS

OSPREY WANDERINGS

This is just a quick update to say that Samson and Freya are still with us but are often spending much of the day out of immediate sight so there’s little to report……except that Freya went visiting the neighbours on 5 Jul and intruded on an osprey nest full of chicks at Kielder, much to…

HAPPY RINGING ANNIVERSARY

HAPPY RINGING ANNIVERSARY

(My apologies for the quality of the photos which were taken in extremely challenging conditions of intense sunlight, often straight towards the cameras, and heat haze. My thanks to Brian Clark for the first photo of Freya and the two of Samson bringing back nesting material, and to Kate Sumner Wilson for the two of…

A STEEP LEARNING CURVE FOR EVERYONE

A STEEP LEARNING CURVE FOR EVERYONE

This year continues to throw up new surprises and new experiences and so I thought I’d better update you all on what is happening at Border Ospreys. Our new female is gaining familiarity with the area and spent a lot of the time during her first couple of weeks here flying around, fishing and fending…

Archived posts

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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