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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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What a difference a month makes

In the last month we have seen our osprey family leave their summer home, one by one. The unique cries of insistent young ospreys demanding food has been replaced by the calls of greylag and canada geese muffled by rustling … Continue reading

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Sitting in a Tree

After a brief absence this morning KP2 and LM12 have been sitting in our Silver Birch tree all day. Giving a great view to visitors in the Hides, KP2 sat at the top calling for fish, apart from a couple … Continue reading

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Fab photo of KP1

Visitor Dennis Gentles who was here last Saturday has very kindly sent us this fantastic photo of KP1 in flight over the loch and agreed to let us share it with you. Many thanks Dennis! KP2 has been sat in … 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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One gone…. four to go!

We can now confirm that the female Osprey (LF15) has left Loch of the Lowes and started her journey towards Africa. She left on Saturday morning, when the wind decreased and the weather improved. Meanwhile the young ones are still … Continue reading

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