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Dyfi Osprey Project Nest Stats  -  2015

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Monday 6th April

Dai Dot arrives at 7.49am. Spends much of the day on and around the nest.

Goes back to his own nest in the evening to join his mate who has since returned

Tuesday 7th April

Blue 24 lands on the nest at 7.29am

Blue 24 leaves at 1.30pm and Dai Dot returns

Monty arrives home at 2.19pm and sees off Dai Dot. Blue 24 returns and Monty mates with her

Wednesday 8th April

Monty and Blue 24 continue to bond and nest-build. Both have caught their own fish this morning

Thursday 9th April

Intruder alert at 7.26am, female (later IDd as Glesni). Blue 24 sets off in hot pursuit whilst Monty busies himself building the nest. Aerial chase seen in background from time to time, then Glesni lands on the nest c8.51am. She and Monty mate, then he brings her a fish, all within a matter of minutes. Monty delivers a second fish within half an hour of the first. No further retaliation from Blue 24

Wednesday 15th April

Ringed osprey, Blue CL1, left leg. Hatched Tweed Valley area 2012, intruded at the nest this morning

Wednesday 22nd April

Egg #1 laid 1.55pm

Saturday 25th April

Egg #2 laid 9.54am

Intruders have been seen from time to time, including Blue 24 and a male, though not causing too much of a problem. Two Ospreys were seen just after this morning's egg was laid

Tuesday 28th April

Egg #3 laid 7.12am

Sunday 10th May

Blue 24 still seen on a daily basis but keeping her distance most of the time

Friday 29th May

Egg #1 hatches 6.33pm (37days 4hrs)

Sunday 31st May

Egg #2 hatches 1.20pm (36days 3hrs)

Tuesday 2nd June

Egg #3 hatches 8.53pm (35days 13hrs)

Friday 3rd July

Ringing  (between 8am and 9am)

Merin   (?F)   (35 days)
Darvic ring right leg, Blue/White W1
BTO ring left leg, No. 1240964
Weight: 1450g   Wing: 275mm   Bill: 27.7mm

Celyn   (F)   (33 days)
Darvic ring right leg, Blue/White W2
BTO ring left leg, No. 1240965
Weight: 1580g   Wing: 273mm   Bill: 29.2mm

Brenig   (M)   (31 days)
Darvic ring right leg, Blue/White W3
BTO ring left leg, No. 1240966
Weight: 1330g   Wing: 245mm   Bill: 25.8mm

[Chicks not satellite tagged]

Wednesday 22nd July

Merin fledges 8.22am (53days 13hrs) then Celyn 11.39am (51days 22hrs) followed closely by Brenig at 11.40am (49days 15hrs)

See:   Three fledge in one morning

Monday 24th August

Glesni 8.35am and Merin 6.33am (86days 12hrs) last seen

Thursday 27th August

Brenig last seen 5.16pm (85days 20hrs)

Saturday 29th August

Celyn last seen 7.05pm (90days 5hrs)

Wednesday 2nd September

Blue 24 last seen 3.15pm

For more on Blue 24 see:   Blue 24 hang on in there

Friday 4th September

Monty last seen 6.14am