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Matavesi extends Ospreys stay

The Ospreys have announced that Fiji centre Josh Matavesi has signed a new three-year contract with the Welsh region.

Matavesi joined the Ospreys on a two-year deal in the summer of 2014 and has been rewarded with a new contract that runs through to the summer of 2018 after establishing himself as a key figure in midfield. 375 more words

Rugby World Cup

A Fitting Tribute

Three months on since the rugby world was hit with the devastating news that former all black Jerry Collins and his wife had died in a fatal car crash in southern France, The 34 year old’s former club The Ospreys dedicated their first home game of the season to their teammate. 329 more words

Down by the River: Ospreys: 18 - Munster: 20

A penalty was awarded to Munster with less than 2 minutes remaining to play.  “Wrong decision” was the verdict of my neighbour which surprised me as trailing by 5 points a kick for goal would not have been sufficient to win the game and there may not have been a further opportunity.  1,653 more words

Pro12 League

Loch Garten

This is Loch Garten, a nature reserve in the Scottish Highlands. As well as being beautiful, tranquil and surrounded by the ancient Abernethy Forest, it is one of the best places in Britain to see ospreys. 50 more words


Ospreys at Bear Creek

These ospreys have an excellent nest site atop a derelict swing bridge over Bear Creek in Baltimore County, Maryland.

There is a second osprey nest site nearby on some old pilings and the fishing appears to be very good in this estuary of the Chesapeake Bay. 44 more words


Quantum Biology and Navigation

Given the extraordinary distances over which birds migrate, it is absolutely essential that they have precise navigation skills. Failure to find a place to land, rest, and/or feed will nearly guarantee a wayward bird’s death. 340 more words



Migrating birds can cover thousands of miles in their annual travels, often traveling the same course year after year with little deviation.

First-year birds make their very first migration on their own. 102 more words