Welcome to the Lake District Osprey Project website 2021.
Dodd Viewpoints – The Forest, car-park and Sawmill Tea rooms are currently open at Dodd. However, given the current health emergency, and guidance from Government on social distancing, to safeguard everyone, we still cannot provide telescopes or staffed information at the Dodd Viewpoints for the commencement of this 2021 season.
- You are very welcome to take your own optics to the viewing points to look at the breeding birds.
- Son of Bassenthwaite breeding in South Lakes! – Check out the live webcam from Foulshaw (Cumbria Wildlife Trust) on tab above.
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Current status of Bassenthwaite Ospreys:- A pair of ospreys nested on Bassenthwaite last year 2020, and hatched two chicks successfully. The adults and juveniles left the Lake and started their migration to Africa in the autumn. As usual, it was crossed fingers that they made it through all the hazards to arrive safely at their destination.
Two adults have now arrived (30.03.2021) Juveniles will stay in Africa for one to three years until they are mature
A clutch of Eggs are now laid, (11.04.2021 – 15.04.2021) The female is sitting tightly and the male catching fish for himself and her.
- Keep reading the Diary as we hope to put in osprey news and new information about other wildlife of the Bassenthwaite valley as it happens