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Llandegfedd Osprey

  I just had to put together a quick post concerning Sundays fantastic visit to my local reservoir and the Osprey that put on a good show. This was the third time I have seen an Osprey at Llandegfedd and this time I had the most prolonged views I have ever had albeit at a distance. I used to visit the reservoir regularly with my father who was a great trout fishermen. I must admit I was hopeless at fishing but what I did catch from my father was a love for wildlife and being outdoors. My father was no expert on  birds but he rarely missed anything and was constantly pointing birds to me. He had incredible eyesight and awareness. One of the things he would often say to me when we were floating in one of the fishing boats would be "Son, one day you will see an Osprey fishing here" . I must admit I always think of him saying this when I visit the "res" or "Lake" as Welsh Water now like to call it. I had heard that the Osprey had been sighted when I was down a

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