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Osprey names: Dame Vera, Capt Tom and Doddie Weir in running

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The osprey chicks are in the Highlands
Dame Vera Lynn, Capt Sir Tom Moore and Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir OBE are in the running to have ospreys chicks named after them.The three birds at Loch Arkaig Pine Forest in Lochaber in the Highlands found fame via a nest camera.Wartime singer Dame Vera died last month at 103. Capt Tom raised millions for the NHS. Doddie has won hearts with his Motor Neurone Disease (MND) battle.Woodland Trust Scotland is holding an online vote.The public can choose from four options for the trio: Dame Vera Lynn, Capt Tom Moore and Doddie Weir; Ally, Bally and Bee; Thor, Freya and Loki; or Hagrid, Boudica and Merlin.
Dame Vera Lynn died at the age of 103
Capt Tom initially set out to raise
Doddie Weir raises MND awareness
The three osprey chicks have become popular internationally during the coronavirus lockdown.The young trio - two males and a female - are watched by tens of thousands of fans on a nest camera.George Anderson, of Woodland Trust Scotland, said of the name suggestions: "Many wanted to honour individuals who have been on people's minds during this lockdown summer."The vote closes at 20:00 on Sunday.
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