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Osprey season officially up and running as the Manton bay pair blue 33 and Maya both arrived today at 7.13 and 12.52, bit of a shock for the other female (Blue 25) who arrived on Friday who was sitting on the nest when Maya arrived back. 15 Buzzard north over garden this pm in small groups, a Tree Pipit and the real surprise a flock of trilling Waxwings heading homewards no doubt
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I was surprised to see a red kite over the M25 near Clackett Lane yesterday...
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Icemaiden wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:07 am
I was surprised to see a red kite over the M25 near Clackett Lane yesterday...
They're so common round here that we always see 2-3 when we walk the dog, and they circle round over our garden as well. Lovely flyers. We used to get lots of buzzards but the kites seem to have taken over.
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Email received from Glaslyn

We are very pleased to share the news that Mrs G landed on the Glaslyn nest at 10:36 this morning, March 21st. She is officially the first Welsh osprey to return to her nest, and for a record 17th breeding season. Incredible. Just what we needed to lift our spirits. Welcome home, Mrs G

There is some good news today! :-)08 :D
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Brilliant! I hope she's had a lovely holiday. Good thing birds don't have to observe borders closures!
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She's just caught a fish! Oh! Its so good to see her!! Safe journey Aran!
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I am not sure which excited OH most Mrs G back or the fact she found some bananas today. She was at work and not quite sure she needed a phone to yell at me Mrs G is back. :-)08 :-)08 :-)08 :-)08

Further good news Laddie returned to Loch of The Lowes at 15.33

Nature a real tonic in these troubled times
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Black 80 (2006) returned to Threave castle this morning he is the son of the very first Glaslyn birds. Orange 11 and an unringed female.
30 Ospreys were recorded moving across Northern France yesterday
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Few more Ospreys safely home, yesterday Black 80 (Mrs G son) who arrived a few days ago welcomed his regular partner Blue KC back at Threave, today Foulshaw Moss, Tweed Valley and Kielder all welcomed birds back.
Skywatch over field produced 30 Buzzard moving North, in kettles of 3-4 and one group of 7. Stunning male Hen Harrier and beautiful red Kite that came down low to follow the tractor before heading North
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Telyn the Dyfi female arrived safely yesterday at 18.57.
Two more of Mrs G's children arrived back in Scotland also in the last couple of days. Come on Aran
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