The 2006 season

The breeding pair returned again and produced three chicks.

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Once again, 08(97) entertained female Ospreys and many visitors in Manton Bay.

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16 individual Ospreys were identified in Rutland. For the first time, two Rutland-bred juveniles returned to their natal site.
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Christmas shopping

Eco shopping bagRutland Ospreys Eco-shoppers - the perfect stocking filler - or perhaps the perfect stocking?. Details here

And next year ...?



Nearly 1000 people enjoyed a cruise on Rutland Water looking for Ospreys in 2006.

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06 nest building

Welcome to the new-look website

If you are a regular visitor to this site you will already have noticed a difference.

We hope this new home page will help you find your way around more easily. It replaces three previous pages including the "Update page". So, if you book-marked the previous update page on your browser, you will need to change it I'm afraid. There will be more changes to the site taking place during the course of the winter.

As usual, you can let us know what you think of the new layout by

Come cruising with us in 2007

Booking has now started for next year's Osprey and wildlife cruises. If last year is anything to go by, you are well advised to book places early.

Details are here.

Ospreys in Morocco

Did you know there are small numbers of Ospreys breeding in Morocco? Thousands of their cousins pass twice a year on their migration between Northern Europe and West Africa, but these Moroccan Ospreys are resident there on the sea cliffs of the Al Hoceima National Park.

Recently, members of the Rutland project team met members of AZIR, a NGO working to protect the environment and the Ospreys ain Al Hoceima.

Full details and pictures are here.

©2006 Rutland Osprey Project.
Photographs and images by members of the Project Team unless otherwise stated.
The project is a partnership between Anglian Water and the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust,
with funding from Augean Plc through the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme.
The project is based at Rutland Water Nature Reserve.