Loch Arkaig’s LW5 in France

25 November 2022 Sometimes I get the most delightful mail and today word has arrived from France of the sighting of Loch Arkaig’s LW5. Thank you to Bernard Lagadec who took the time to write and send the coordinates! Much appreciated by all of us as this nest is so dear to our hearts. BernardContinue reading “Loch Arkaig’s LW5 in France”

Fish feast for Zoe…and other news in Bird World

25 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone, I hope those of you that celebrated Thanksgiving had a lovely celebration. It was another warm day in the garden. Today it will be 6 degrees C. The sky is a beautiful blue and the sun is bright. There should be a lot of activity in the garden. IContinue reading “Fish feast for Zoe…and other news in Bird World”

Zoe flies more, rare Albatross incubate their egg…and more news in Bird World

24 November 2022 Good morning to everyone and the best of Thanksgiving to those celebrating in the US today. It has been wonderfully warm on the Canadian Prairies. I do not know if it is atypical for this time of year but, it certainly feels like it. The birds in the garden had some ofContinue reading “Zoe flies more, rare Albatross incubate their egg…and more news in Bird World”

Shaded nests for eagles, prey drop for Rubus and other news in Bird World

23 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone! I hope that you are well. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States. In Canada, we have already had our harvest festival in October but, as one of the readers reminded me, it is a time to give thanks for all of those in our lives — so toContinue reading “Shaded nests for eagles, prey drop for Rubus and other news in Bird World”

Zoe fledges from Port Lincoln Osprey Nest!

It was 10:54:46 on the 23rd of November that Zoe, the eldest of three osplets hatched on the Port Lincoln nest, fledged. She landed in Dad’s shed! I included Zoe’s preliminary flapping and hovering. You will also notice that Zoe did a ‘poop shot’. If you watch raptors, you will begin to notice that beforeContinue reading “Zoe fledges from Port Lincoln Osprey Nest!”

Falcons and Football…and more in Bird World for Tuesday

22 November 2022 Good Morning to Everyone! It has warmed up on the Canadian Prairies – and because of that the heating is not on as much and it is damp and cold. Believe me, we always grumble about the weather. It is to be 0 degrees C today! It will cause things to meltContinue reading “Falcons and Football…and more in Bird World for Tuesday”

Annie and Alden, a whopper for Zoe and some serious hovering…early Monday in Bird World

21 November 2022 Oh, the best of the morning to all of you! I hope this newsletter finds you well and happy and taking some time to de-stress out of doors if you need it — or watching our marvellous birds from inside your home or on the streaming cams. It is so nice toContinue reading “Annie and Alden, a whopper for Zoe and some serious hovering…early Monday in Bird World”

Sunday News in Bird World

20 November 22 Greetings from a wintery wonderland on the Canadian Prairies. We have snow – thankfully not like what has been landing in the Great Lakes area of the US. Just lovely snowy drifting down giving everything a crisp clean Hallmark card ‘look’. Before I go any further, Rubus and his fludged-fledge has beenContinue reading “Sunday News in Bird World”

Rubus Fledges!

19 November 2022 Thanks to ‘BA’ I was alerted to Rubus fledging. I have caught it on video for you. It will not go off as the smoothest of flights out of the box. Rubus has landed in the trees below that we can see. Dr Cilla Kinross is on her way to find him.Continue reading “Rubus Fledges!”

Hovering, Nest building…Saturday in Bird World

19 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone! I hope that you are well. So nice to have you with us this morning. It is a blue sky cold day, -14 C, on the Canadian Prairies. The kittens are up carrying toys and watching the Crows come for their morning feeding. The Grackles have already been toContinue reading “Hovering, Nest building…Saturday in Bird World”