A few swallows flit past, and there is a Red-breasted Merganser in the bay. Fourteen ospreys in total have returned now, seven males and seven females.Visitors today to the hide include two Mums with their babies aged eight months and ten weeks respectively, our youngest visitors so far this year. In the hide today visitors arrive in good numbers, including a family of four from Matlock who are thrilled and already planning another visit when the eggs have hatched.
The nest has a bedraggled appearance, with parts of it already falling away into the water below. At 12.20, Mother and daughter rise in heady spirals and drift off South. I take the time to take a retrospective glance through the pages of my note-book, which I started on Thursday March 21st with the words: ‘The Manton Bay female has returned.’ Slowly in my mind I re-live the Manton Bay season just ending……A French couple tell us there are no Ospreys in France. The female is tender and gentle as she nurtures her first-born this season, claws retracted.We inform them that there is indeed a small Osprey colony around the Forest of Orleans, and they promise to visit it when they return home! We confidently tell visitors that the second egg will hatch in about two days time, but then at about 3.00pm we get a frantic message from Paul in the Visitors Centre: ‘The second egg is hatching’.Michigan Snow Cams directory gives you a current, live look at snow and weather conditions from around the state of Michigan.Whether you are a snowmobiler, skier, snow shoer or just a winter enthusiast, be sure to check the snow cams list before making your travel plans.There are now twelve Ospreys in the area, including a presumed Scottish unringed female which has been intriguingly nicknamed ‘Mc Nutt’ by the team!At 12.15 an eight year old female, 30(05), actually landed briefly on the nest before being chased off by the rightful owners. Sunday April 21st: I arrive early today and chat with Michelle. Several more schools have asked the team to visit them and give them the ‘Osprey Experience.’ As we are speaking an Osprey appears over Lax Hill and comes close enough for us to see that is 28(10), the one with a slight twist in his primaries.Make your travel plans complete by checking out area restaurants and lodging.These businesses make this site possible through their support.Between 1.4 million and 1.5 million travelers are expected to cross the bridge this year. It's raining in Michigan - literally at times raining concrete ... A bill introduced to rename part of I-75 in Troy after a fallen police officer passed late last week. The search came to a violent end on Monday afternoon in the area of Interstate 75 and Interstate 280 in Ohio.patchwork along the hardest-hit stretches in Metro Detroit, including parts of Interstate 696 in Macomb County and southbound I-75 in Oakland County. The section of highway near the Rochester Road exit will be known as the Officer Martin 'Marty' Chivas Memorial Highway. It's raining in Michigan - literally at times raining concrete,'? including parts of Interstate 696 in Macomb County and southbound I-75 in Oakland County. DETROIT - All lanes of northbound I-75 at Schaefer Road in Detroit were closed Thursday night due to a semi truck crash. Traffic was getting past the crash on the left shoulder, the Michigan Department of Transpor A crash reported about a.m.