Archive | April, 2019

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Cheers, Mrs G!

You will all have heard by now that Mrs G has laid three eggs this season, meaning she has laid 51 in her lifetime. She is now the only osprey to have laid that many eggs in England and Wales. We already knew what a magnificent bird she was but it’s nice to celebrate such […]

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Harlech Triathlon Completed

A big congratulations to Gwen, Gail and Huw for completing the Harlech Triathlon on Sunday! They swam, ran and cycled a total of 27.4 kilometres to raise money for Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife, and even conquered some PBs along the way. A wonderful effort and achievement, thank you. We couldn’t resist sharing some of these […]

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Mrs G Lays Second Egg of 2019

EGGSTRAORDINARY Mrs G has just laid the second egg of 2019!!! She stood up at 11:42 this morning, April 16, to reveal the egg. This is the 50th egg laid by Mrs G in her lifetime. An extraordinary achievement by an extraordinary osprey. Here is the moment Mrs G laid her second egg. Aran was […]

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Mrs G Lays First Egg of 2019

EGG-CITING NEWS… We have an egg!!! Mrs G stood up and revealed the egg at 11:21 on Saturday, 13th April. Congratulations Mrs G and Aran. If you missed it or just want to watch it again (we don’t blame you), here is the moment Mrs G laid her first egg around 11:21 Saturday morning.

Blue W0. Photograph by Sam Hood.

2015 Chick, Blue W0, Back in the UK

This season doesn’t seem to be letting up with excitement just yet. The news that yet another Glaslyn chick has been sighted back in the UK brought us great delight. This time Blue W0, a chick from 2015, the first year Aran and Mrs G bred together. Blue W0 was photographed by Sam Hood on […]

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Harlech Triathlon 2019

The Annual Harlech Triathlon is a major fundraiser for us and for the fourth year we have a team entered for the event on Sunday, April 14th. Gwen (swimmer) Gail (cyclist) and Huw (runner). The team are all Glaslyn Osprey Volunteers and they need your support! Visitor Centre and Protection programme take significant resources, some […]

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What’s On 2019

We are excited to bring you the calendar of events for the 2019 season. If you have any questions or would like to book a place on any of the activities, contact us on 07834 575008 or email heather@glalsynwildlife.co.uk   For more information on our nature club activities, please contact our Education Officer at: rebecca@glaslynwildlife.co.uk […]

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Glaslyn Chick, Blue 8C, Back in the UK!

Yesterday we received some very exciting news. Blue 8C was the youngest of the three 2014 Glaslyn chicks. In October 2017 she was photographed in Popenguine, Senegal, but she had never been spotted back in the UK. That was until a few days ago. On Sunday, Tina Vaughan photographed an osprey eating a fish on […]

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Four Ospreys, One Nest

Well, what an exciting week it has been! Last Monday morning started with a bang when our resident female, Mrs G, touched down on the nest at 9:08 am. It’s fair to say we were all in a flap trying to get the Visitor Centre open by 10 am that morning, and from that moment, […]

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Aran Returns!

This is no April Fools, Aran landed on the nest at 10:12 am this morning! We mistakenly thought he had briefly landed at 7:20 am, but upon reviewing the footage it turned out to be another unringed female who Mrs G promptly saw off the nest. Soon after Aran landed, Mrs G was displaying herself […]