Monthly Archives: June 2013

Osprey Watch Report: 29 June 2013

Set up and in action by 11:00, with people waiting to see the ospreys. The camera screen both inside and outside The Boat Inn was showing the female sat tight brooding the chick – so tightly sat that we have … Continue reading

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New Nest 1 video

Here is the video of YA dropping off a fish and Mrs YA feeding the chick – eventually!

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A bad day

Unfortunately the elder of the two remaining chicks on Nest 1 has died. Although it seemed fine in the early part of the afternoon on Thursday, shortly before streaming stopped it had become lethargic. By the time the nestcam came … Continue reading

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Wet afternoon on the nests

After the excitement of finding two chicks on Nest 1 now there is coverage again (albeit tinged with sorrow for one who hasn’t made it) the rain on Thursday afternoon made for a ‘hunkering down’ period with little to see. … Continue reading

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Mixed news

The Nest 1 nestcam has been replaced so there is finally confirmation that there are chicks. To get the sad news out of the way, one chick who was probably the eldest had died recently. However the wonderful news is … Continue reading

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New video

After a few days without the luxury of nestcam coverage of Nest 2, today it was a huge relief to see all three chicks well and SO big! This very short clip shows the (presumably) elder two teasing away at … Continue reading

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Guest Post on ‘the Welsh boys’

Heather, a Glaslyn volunteer and member of the community interest company Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife that will be taking ownership of the project in September this year, has shared memories of Yellow 37 and White YA as chicks at Glaslyn with some … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch: 26 June 2013

A warm day with a slight breeze most of the time so midges were few and far between (although some visitors thought they were bad !!) The female hardly left Nest 1 all day but gave us some good views … Continue reading

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An awayday – for a human!

The absence of nestcam coverage, disappointing as it is, gave the space for a quick dash to Threave Ospreys to visit Yellow 37 and White YA’s brother, Black 80. He was born at Glaslyn in 2006, between ‘our’ males, and … Continue reading

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Togetherness

After the dreadful weather on Sunday it was a calmer Kielder on Monday. On Nest 1 the adults spent quite a lot of time together – this has been a feature recently. Mrs YA did the feeding of the chick(s) … Continue reading

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