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Ospreys return from 3000 mile journey

Cameras at Rutland Water record Osprey nests Credit: ITV Anglia

Bird watchers at Rutland Water are monitoring a group of Ospreys which have returned to their breeding site after a 3000 mile journey from West Africa.

Seven females and three males have returned so far this season.

Ospreys nest building Credit: ITV Anglia

Some of the birds have been fitted with transmitters which use satellite technology to pinpoint their location.

More transmitters will be attached during the next few weeks.


The Olympic Torch takes to the water in Rutland

On Day 46 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, 100 Torchbearers will carry the Flame a distance of 75.29 miles including one leg by boat across the Rutland Water reservoir.

The Torch is also visiting Burghley House and taking to a steam train along the Nene Valley Railway before an Evening Celebration on The Embankment in Peterborough.