Latvian Osprey Nest 2014 - Pērkons & Lauma

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Re: Latvian Osprey Nest ~ 2014 ~ Pērkons & Lauma

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10:34 another raven comes
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10:40 the second one leaves
10:42 the first one leaves too
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11:56. Both sisters suddenly and at high speed crashed into a nest. First first on the webcam, and then jumped into the nest.
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12:18. Snaps and Snurre waiting for the fish.
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12:43. Snurre leaves the nest. 13:08. Snaps also flies out of the nest. 13:21. Snurre flew with the webcam. 13:24. Snaps very excited flew to the nest and loudly calling...Someone flies on the background of the forest. 14:16. Snaps flew out of the nest.
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:hi:

many visitors today in nest, this one don't know

14:50 Visitor in nest
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14:51 Short preening
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14:52 Beauty flies off
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14:50. Until sisters somewhere guard father Perkons, from the nest visited another guest...Hawk Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)? or Northern Goshawk.
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15:05. Some of the sisters for a moment landed in the nest. 15:55. Now Raven flew with the Inspectorate. Gradually Nest loses its function. The Chicks grew, Lauma, most likely headed South...
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wow, Hawk on the nest and still no fish??? :unsure:
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Kukelke - our osprey guru - mentioned earlier that the chicks are now ready to receive fish on branches or perches somewhere neaby the nest - so they don't need to come to the nest for eating any more. I hope so is the case with Snips, too, and now maybe also the sisters can receive food out. Particularly when all kinds of visitors seem to use the nest for their own purposes ...
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14:50
Goshawk visit - it was a very silent visitor. No vocalisation.

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A nice bird, very much like its relatives the ospreys. Thanks for the recording, Bea!
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21.48 It is a empty nest.No fish today in the nest for the chicks!I hope Perkons delivered out of the nest! :unsure:
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Owlie wrote:A nice bird, very much like its relatives the ospreys. Thanks for the recording, Bea!
They actually relatives. Osprey - hawk-angler! :gathering:
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thanks for the video, Bea! :thumbs:

August 11
Good morning! :hi:
There is no stream today so far... :bash:
and nobody on the nest
7:35 the stream is back, but still nobody on the nest
8:44 raven comes to the nest
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The time has come where I usually bow out of watching the stream. I hope all the osprets are well and being fed outside the nest!

Goodbye til next year~.

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8:48 rawen in nest
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8:51 raven is calling
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8:53 raven is leaving
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10:28 - raven visits the nest again:

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Since the Goshawks visit yesterday I haven´t seen or heard an Osprey on the nest so far.
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Gavril wrote:Gradually Nest loses its function. The Chicks grew, Lauma, most likely headed South...
I think too that Lauma has started her migration. She hasn't been seen for two days now (viewtopic.php?p=339604#p339604).
If we don't see her the next day we can be fairly sure she left. Same for Snips btw.
The weather in Latvia the last days was favourable for migration southwards, with a pretty strong wind blowing from the north-west.

Bea wrote:Since the Goshawks visit yesterday I haven´t seen or heard an Osprey on the nest so far.
At least both Snaps and Snurre were on the nest yesterday, but no Perkons, although another osprey was reported to circle around the nest when both Snaps and Snurre were on the nest yesterday.
As said before, it is not uncommon that chicks get their fish delivered on nearby trees and perches, instead of on the nest, at this stage.

Anyway, time has come for us watchers to prepare to say farewell to this special osprey family and wish them all a safe journey to Africa, and a safe return next spring.
Godspeed to Perkons, Lauma, Snips, Snaps & Snurre :wave:


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See you again next season :wave:
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