Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lots of Activity in the Nest

Despite the occasional drizzly and midgy spells, the Osprey Watch volunteers were kept busy with about 100 people taking the opportunity to use the high-powered telescopes each day on Saturday and Sunday.  Visitors were treated to a lot more activity … Continue reading

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Another wet weekend

We haven’t had much luck with weekend weather recently.  It makes things a little tricky as visibility is poor when the rain falls, and is particularly bad trying to peer through drizzle.  The male seemed to be a little more … Continue reading

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Lazy days at the nest

Saturday was a miserable day at Kielder; it rained more or less incessantly.  There wasn’t much activity on the nest though the female did pop her head up a few times and once took off to stretch her wings for … Continue reading

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Technology Problems

The ospreys have been struck by technological difficulties, not that they care.  Unfortunately the live feed nest camera images are not being relayed to Kielder Castle at the moment as the camera was dislodged due to high winds.  Hopefully this … Continue reading

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Names Needed

Assuming that all goes well our three eggs will become three chicks and what osprey chicks need are names.  Well they probably don’t actually need them (mum and dad have managed fine without) but as they will be ringed and … Continue reading

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