The new bird on the block

Yesterday afternoon just after 12pm a ‘mystery’ ringed female appeared on the nest. This morning she was kind enough to give her a very clear view of the blue darvic

The secret life of mallard ducks

Mallard ducks Anas platyrhynchos are the most commonly sighted duck in the UK. They are as happy to take up residence in urban areas as they are in remote and

LM12 has been busy!

I hope that many of you are enjoying our new HD webcam! Our new webcam and streaming equipment have been supported by a kind donation in memory of one of

Loch of the Lowes – Coronavirus update

We would like to remind people that the reserve, woodland trail and hide are closed to the public. With regards to our regular breeding pair of ospreys, rest assured that

LM12 is back at Loch of the Lowes

We’re delighted to let you know that LM12 has returned to Loch of the Lowes for the ninth year. At 15:33 this afternoon we saw him descend onto the nest,

2019 Osprey Season

In the eager anticipation of LM12 and LF15 returning to Loch of the Lowes we have been reflecting on the findings from last year’s breeding season. 2019 was a successful

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!

The first day of spring, this year, will fall on 20th March, yet all over Montrose Basin Wildlife Reserve there are tantalising signs that a new season has already started

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