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A life of ospreys

Roy H. Dennis

A life of ospreys

by Roy H. Dennis

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Published by Whittles in Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Osprey -- Scotland,
  • Osprey -- Conservation -- Scotland,
  • Bird watching -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211).

    StatementRoy Dennis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.F36 D46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22854559M
    ISBN 101904445268
    ISBN 109781904445265
    LC Control Number2008425795

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A Life of Ospreys 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 s to close to pairs today. The book also covers the ecology of the osprey with many personal anecdotes and insights.

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Life cycle of the Osprey. A young Osprey spends the first seven or eight weeks of its life confined within the nest (or eyrie), a huge pile of sticks lined with moss, bark and will probably have two siblings which may be very different in size and is fed by its mother which stays in close attendance, tearing into small pieces the fish provided by her mate.

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