Archives for January 2014

Ranging widely

Suilven was in Strathvaich on 11th January, then north to Alladale that night, next day flew via Rhidorroch to Kylesku where remained until 23rd, then flew south towards Assynt.

January 11th - 24th

January 11th – 24th


Usual areas

Roxy ranging in an area of 175 square km between 8th and 25th January

January 12th - 24th

January 12th – 24th

Ranging in usual areas

On 12th -1th Reay was between West Affric and the hills SW of Loch Monar, on 21st was on Letterewe estate and then near Braemore Junction on 25th January

January 12th - 25th

January 12th – 25th

SE Sutherland

107 was spending time on the moors between the Plantations north of Lairg and upper Strathbrora between 11th and 25th January

Moved from Letterewe to Creag Meagaidh

106 was at Letterewe in Wester Ross on 15th January, moved to south of Ledgowan on 15th/16th, next day was west of the head of Strathconon and by 21st was around Creag Meagaidh

No change

Rothiemurchus settled in usual haunt in an area of 0.9 square km.  I have been for a week ospreying with the Rutland Water osprey project in The Gambia but there was no time to make the difficult journey to look for Rothiemurchus.

A flight south along coast

Beatrice wintering is usual area but took a 20 km + flight south to La Alcaidesa and Santa Margarita at 2pm on 20th January. A recent visit to the River Guadiaro by Javier Elorriaga   resulting in the sighting of another satellite tagged osprey along the river – it was an adult female from Corsica.

January 10th - 21st

January 10th – 21st