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Second 2019 Chick Hatches!

The second egg has hatched! In the midst of a crow attack, the second chick decided to make an appearance at 10:26 this morning. The crows have been very cheeky today, but Mrs G and Aran make a good defensive team! Here is some footage of chick number two.

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First Chick of 2019 Hatches!

The first chick of 2019 has hatched on the Glaslyn nest! The First Chick hatched at 11:42 this morning. A slight dent was spotted in the egg late last night and by early this morning it was clear that a hatching was progressing well. It was fully clear of the shell by 11:42. We’re glad […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Mrs G Returns!

BREAKING NEWS! Mrs G has returned for the 16th successive year! She landed at 9:08 for ten seconds before chasing two crows away from the nest area. They should know that no one messes with Mrs G! Watch the video of the moment she returns.   To date, Mrs G has hatched 40 live chicks, […]