SAMSON IS BACK…NOW WHERE’S FREYA?

Wow! Who forgot to tell the weather powers that be that it was a public holiday this weekend? What a scorcher, unlike the wet, cold, miserable conditions that we normally suffer on such occasions. Samson returned to us on 11th but spent the first few days rarely visiting the nest or the immediate area soContinue reading “SAMSON IS BACK…NOW WHERE’S FREYA?”

THE 2019 ROLLER COASTER RIDE IS READY TO DEPART

Welcome to the 2019 osprey season. This is just a very short note to remind you that we are expecting our birds back at any time and, if you are in the area, to keep your eyes to the sky. For the previous 3 years, Samson has returned on 2nd, 9th and 7th April soContinue reading “THE 2019 ROLLER COASTER RIDE IS READY TO DEPART”

A STEEP LEARNING CURVE FOR EVERYONE

This year continues to throw up new surprises and new experiences and so I thought I’d better update you all on what is happening at Border Ospreys. Our new female is gaining familiarity with the area and spent a lot of the time during her first couple of weeks here flying around, fishing and fendingContinue reading “A STEEP LEARNING CURVE FOR EVERYONE”

SAMSON AND (EVENTUALLY) DELILAH’S RETURN

This is my first blog of 2018 and has been delayed waiting the arrival of both of our ospreys. Samson arrived on 7 April, 2 days earlier than last year and we waited and waited for Delilah and, after 2 weeks beyond her arrival date in 2017, we were starting to have considerable doubts asContinue reading “SAMSON AND (EVENTUALLY) DELILAH’S RETURN”