2018 Season Summary

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2017 DOP Season Summary


24th March: Blue 24 returns at 13:54

28th March: Second Cors Dyfi nest platform removed under license. Blog here

30th March: View the 'Love Blue 24' ABBA video here

1st April: Glesni returns at 10:25

1st April: Monty returns at 15:42

2nd April: One side of the larch perch breaks off

14th April: Glesni lays an Easter Egg on Good Friday at 07:17

17th April: Glesni lays egg No 2 at 06:36

20th April: Glesni lays egg No 3 at 06:21

26th April: Scottish Intruder caught on DOP 4K cameras

4th/7th/10th May: Clarach lays three eggs in her Aberfoyle nest

21st May (Sunday): First Chick (Aeron) hatches at 12:45

22nd May (Monday): Second Chick (Menai) hatches at 23:12

26th May (Friday): Third Chick (Eitha) hatches at 09:05 - BLOG & VIDEO

12th/13th/15th June: All three of Clarach's chicks hatch in Aberfoyle

16th June: One of Clarach's chicks is missing; cause unknown

27th June: Chicks ringed, weighed, swabbed and named - Aeron, Menai & Eitha. Blog here

11th July: Aeron Fledges at 18:06 - 51 days old. Blog and video here

13th July: Menai fledges at 15:29 - 52 days old. Blog here

18th July: Eitha Fledges at 12:53 - 53 days old. Blog here

4th August: Clarach's eldest chick fledges. Blue LH0 (male) is 53 days old

8/9th August: Clarach's second chick fledges, Blue LH1 (male)

13th August: Aeron migrates at 83.8 days old. Blog here

14th August: Glesni migrates - last seen 17:20

17th August: Glesni's cousin Blue 3J(13) visits - video here

24th August: Menai migrates. Blog here

26th August: Eitha migrates. Blog here

1st September: Blue 24 returns. Blog here

2nd September: Monty and Blue 24 migrate. Blog here

 

 

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