Bjørn Einrem photographed an Osprey not far from his home in western
The bird, Green 5S, is just one of 10 Ospreys to have fledged from the same Lake District nest site, but rather then return to
Green 5S was believed to have been a female at the time of ringing and this view has been strengthened by the fact she ended up well outside her natal range; males are thought to be more prone to site fidelity than females. Pete Davies commented: “This is very exciting news and we are delighted to know that one of the young Ospreys reared in the Lake District has made it to adulthood and returned to northern
It was back in 2001 that a single pair of Ospreys recolonised the
The Lake District Osprey Project Partnership provides viewing facilities close to Keswick, where the general public can enjoy excellent views of breeding Ospreys. The project itself is a partnership between The Forestry Commission, the RSPB and The Lake District National Park Authority.
Photo: Osprey by Steve Young (www.birdsonfilm.com)