Osprey Chicks on the nestWelcome to the Lake District Osprey Project website

Ospreys are breeding near Bassenthwaite Lake for the fourteenth year and are using a nest near the Lake which has been previously occupied. The nest has a High Definition camera, with live pictures being sent to the exhibition area at Whinlatter.  You can also visit our open air viewpoints at Dodd Wood.




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The Lake District Osprey Project Past meets the Future.





Last Friday the Lake District Osprey Project staff and volunteers met at the Siskin cafe, Whinlatter Forest Centre to celebrate the 2014 osprey season. During the course of the evening Pete Barron one of the founding fathers of the project was honoured for the second time this year. This time friends and colleagues presented Pete with a mounted photograph of 5S our bird from 2004 that was seen and photographed by Bjorn Einrem in Norway in 2007. In his comments after the presentation Pete mentioned how the project had evolved from a small local project to an international one. We currently not only have several birds in Africa but also have had returned chicks influencing nests in other parts of the UK. Nathan Fox conducted the presentation and is the person to contact at Whinlatter if you wish to volunteer for the 2015 season.



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