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Life of Ospreys

by Roy Dennis

Life of Ospreys
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Tells the story not only of the Osprey but of the Osprey watcher, following the bird's fortunes in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to close to 200 pairs today. From a look at its history in Scotland and the rest of the UK including the bad old days of egg thieves and the shooting of birds as specimens, it moves to the present day, with satellite trackers allowing us to follow the every move of the Osprey on its migration to Africa and back. Roy pioneered the building of artificial nests which have been instrumental in increasing numbers and range, as well as starting the first European trans-location, taking chicks from their Highland nests and releasing them at Rutland Water in the Midlands.

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