In Scotland, osprey are conventing ... under the snow!

 

 Exeptionally, significant snowfall was recorded et the end of April in Scotland, particularly at the Loch Garten site.

Loch Garten is a large freshwater loch located in the Highlands and belonging to the Cairngorms National Park. It is known for its large population of osprey, which amounts to about 150 pairs.

Having returned from migration which them took him in West Africa, the latter has since begun tis period of brooding.

As a result, at the end of April, the female lays 1 to 4 eggs (2 or 3 on average).

The brooding then last about 5 weeks, the young being born coverred with down and having their eys open, they will eventualy be ableto fly at the age of only 2 months !