Last weekend the Bassenthwaite osprey watch reported a very unusual visitors to Bassenthwaite an Osprey called Rothiemurcus, click here for more information and maps. Rothiemurcus was ringed by Roy Dennis in August 2009 near Aviemore and has over wintered in Northern Senegal. He started his migration back to Scotland on the 14th April this year and eventually spent the night of the 11th/12th May at a roost by the side of Derwentwater. After breakfast on Saturday morning he passed over Bassenthwaite between 9 and 10 am – see red dots on map provided by Roy Dennis. For the full story of Rothiemurcus go to www.roydennis.org/osprey.