An Easter Egg: more great news

We believe our osprey laid her third egg of the season last night around 11.30pm, as she showed all the usual behavioural signs. However, its been difficult to get a good close view as the nest cup is so very deep- we will bring you confirmation and a photograph asap. Just as well the nest is so snug and well insulated- it was well below freezing here last night under a gloriously starry sky.

Three eggs is a  normal ‘full clutch’ for an osprey and more than we dared hope for at our females advanced age- though of course last year she did surprise us with a rare four eggs.  So it look like we now have three chances of having a young osprey hatch this year- start keeping your fingers firmly crossed that the next month of incubation goes smoothly.

Ranger Emma

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We believe our osprey laid her third egg of the season last night around 11.30pm, as she showed all the usual behavioural signs. However, its been difficult to get a …

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