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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

OOC:Osprey - Cantref Reservoir,Powys

OOC I know,but only just,one of three on Cantref and Beacons Reservoirs on Sun 8.April 2012.


David Gilmore said...

Very impressive Jeff. The SW corner of Cantref Res is in Greater Glamorgan - did it fly into our little zone?

Jeff said...

Of course it did Jake,it spent most of it's time at the south end of the reservoir !

Mitch said...

In fact both of the scrapping Ospreys took place on the shore next to the fishermans hut in the s western corner.

David Gilmore said...

Are you both going to submit it officially for Eastern Glamorgan - no notes required, just site, date & times & behaviour etc.
Cheers J.

Mitch said...

Will do.

Mark Hipkin said...

It truly is a quality shot and nice to get such a great action shot so close to home. After many years of chasing this shot I'm glad you got your rewards. Very nicely done.

Mitch said...

Jake,i was talking to a reliable Angler this morning who said he had an Osprey fly over Castle Coch heading north on good friday.

Jeff said...

Hi Jake,I'll certainly put a record in,I like probably lots of others thought that only Llwyn-on was in Glamorgan until I looked closely at an OS map,as you say we do have a tiny corner of Cantref.
Cheers Mark,set out early with Wayne M to look for Ring Ouzels and ended up having one of those incredible days that you remember forever !