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Importance of Loch of the Lowes

Today is World Wetlands DayWorld Wetlands Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the international importance of all wetlands, from peat bogs to marsh lands, and highlighting the threats that they face. Wetlands are a magnet to a variety … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, here are the highlights of the year January, February These two months saw us busily preparing activities for the events for the coming season. March In March we had two events, ‘Spring equinox – … Continue reading

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KP1 departs

Our other young female osprey, KP1, has left Loch of the Lowes and is now heading south. She was last seen two days ago (24th August). The male (LM12) is still keeping an eye on the last remaining chick (KP2), who … Continue reading

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And then there were none (well not quite)…

No, you haven’t been imagining and empty nest – our third chick has finally flown the nest! KP2 fledged on Saturday morning just before we arrived on site at around 9.10am. He was seen awkwardly flying around the big silver birch tree before … Continue reading

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Osprey tracking update – FR3 joins sibling in the Gambia!

FR3 has wasted no time since last week and I’m delighted to report has arrived safely in the Gambia. In the space of five days our young osprey has crossed three deserts: the Western Sahara, Akchar and Trarza; passed through … Continue reading

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FR4 in Africa (almost)

FR4’s migration journey shows no signs of slowing down. Having made rapid progress through France and northern Spain, our young osprey has continued SW and as of 1pm on the 8th (the last data point we have) was flying about 12km … Continue reading

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