OUR LADDIE EXCELLED HIMSELF YESTERDAY WITH FISH DELIVERIES. 6 FISH IN POOR CONDITIONS IS AMAZING. WELL DONE THAT LAD.
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NESTCAP 5TH JULY 2012FISH DELIVERIES 6 00.23 All quiet on the nest, and both sleeping. Lady on the edge of the nest and her Son in the nestcup
00.57 Lady appears to be watching or listening to something for a moment, then preens for a moment before going back to sleep
02.19 Been very quiet so far with both Lady and the chick waking up and preening then going back to sleep. Both still in the same spot and haven’t moved from it
02.40 The Chick wakes up and goes to the edge of the nest to be with Mum and preens for a while. Lady nods off and the chick carries on preening
03.05 The chick is still preening when he opens his wing and bumps Lady who jumps and gets a fright, then does it again. Lady joins in with preening now
03.22 The chick finally goes back to the nestcup and goes back to sleep, he’s exhausted after all that preening
04.02 It is light now and Lady flies off
04.16 Day Camera switches on now
04.58 FISH DELIVERY !! Laddie flies in with a live fish. Lady flies in right at his back
04.59 Lady takes the fish and Laddie flies off. The chick then pecks at the fish’s tail 06 04 All quiet on the nest. Juvie is dozing in the middle and Lady is standing to the side. 06 09 Lady wanders around pecking at twigs and now stands at the back of the nest looking out. 06 21 Blue 44 gets up and flaps his wings and makes his way to mum at the back.
06.31 Lady flies off and the chick has another practise at testing out his wings
07.47 Lady finally arrives back at the nest
08.04 Laddie flies in
08.05 And he is off again
08.07 Laddie’s back with more moss
08.09 He’s off again
09.29 Lady flies off 09.36 BLUE 44 ALONE ON THE NEST 10.20 Lady’s back now
10.25 HD Camera comes on now
10.44 Lady’s off again
10.45 Lady’s back again
11.11 Lady just flew off calling loudly
11.13 Lady’s now back again 12 05 Lady is on the nest and Juvie has something pinned under his claw and he is tearing bits from it. A proper little osprey. Bless him 12 45 FISH DELIVERY !! Rocket is having a good old wing flap but sounds like it has just started to rain at the Loch nice fish delivery and now Lady is feeding juvie 12.49 Lady shot off the nest with the fish alarm calling as she went, juvie laid straight down. 12.51 Lady back can hear Laddie alarm calling in the background. Think she has dropped the fish as cant see it and juvie looking around for it now. Lady sat on the side of the nest 13.35 Lady flies off 13.39 Back with a small piece of bark 13.41 She is now moving the large piece of bark around and places it at the top right of the nest ©SWT http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/things-to-do/wildlife-webcams/loch-of-lowes/# 15.12 Lady flies in chirping to her Son 15-28, I love it when rocket moves his head from side to side, like Owls do when they are trying to focus. 15 59 ISLA flies off the nest,, 16 00 ISLA returns piping and looking very alert indeed,, 17.20 NIGHT CAM ON
17.32 Lady watching something
17.33 Lady mantles as something is flying above and alarm calls
17 54 ISLA mantling and alarm calling top right of the nest, little one flat as a pancake
17.57 Lady’s off
18.09 Lady’s back
19.22 Fish Delivery, only small, Lady straight on it followed by juvie, now feeding him.
19.29 Fish finished and Lady shouting for another
19.54 Lady flies off
20.19 Lady’s back and Laddie flies in with a small Fish Delivery
20.21 Missed the fish delivery, Lady is feeding juvie. Looks like a small fish, must of been it is gone. ©SWT http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/things-to-do/wildlife-webcams/loch-of-lowes/#
21.25 Large fish delivery, Lady grabs it and Laddie straight off. Juvie there like a flash and now getting fed. 21.50 Laddie arrives back with another Live Fish Delivery
21.52 Laddie just flown off with it as Lady and the chick are still eating 22.06 Lady flies off 22.07 Lady flies back onto the nest now
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