Osprey mother feeds newborn chicks
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Osprey mother feeds newborn chicks

The second osprey chick of the year has hatched at the Loch of the Lowes nature reserve.

Footage shows the osprey siblings being fed and looked after by their mother in a nest near Dunkeld.

The chick, which hatched on Friday, is the 80th egg to hatch at the reserve since the osprey protection programme began in 1969.

Lowes Female 15 or LF15, and nicknamed "Lassie" has laid three eggs at the reserve this season.

Footage: Scottish Wildlife Trust

  • 20 May 2016