Wildlife Diary 29th March

8.30am: An unringed Opsrey has been on the nest this morning for a prolonged period, raising a lot of hopes. Despite the HD camera playing up I was able to zoom in on the bird in the visitor centre and get a good view of its head and eyes. I can confirm this bird is the same individual that has been around for the last few days: it has a distinctively hollow chest, and more importantly a clear eye marking in the right eye of a line at 7.30 oclock.

Whilst it is dissappointing in a way that this is not one of our regular breeding birds, it is again reassuring that this individual , which we think is a female, is showing such persistent interest in our nest.

I am planning to leave the webcam on the nighttime/ backup camera feed this morning as this is giving the clearest image. Our  apolgies again for the the HD camera problems- we are just as frustrated as you are !

I will update the blog later today with more news.

Help protect Scotland’s wildlife

Our work to save Scotland’s wildlife is made possible thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters.

Join today from just £3 a month to help protect the species you love.

Join today


Preface

8.30am: An unringed Opsrey has been on the nest this morning for a prolonged period, raising a lot of hopes. Despite the HD camera playing up I was able to …

Posted in

Blogs -

Stay up to date with the Scottish Wildlife Trust by subscribing to our mailing list 

Back to top