Monthly Archives: July 2013

Away Day at Bassenthwaite

On Wednesday 30th July some staff and volunteers from the Kielder Osprey Project had a trip to Bassenthwaite to exchange ideas with the Lake District Osprey Project team.  We started by admiring the screens and set up at Whinlatter Visitor … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous bits!

Before the chick on Nest 1 was ringed on Monday it had a pretty busy morning and a video of its activity is here. The apparent weight of the youngster at ringing is inconsistent with it being a male; so … Continue reading

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Nest 1 ringing: 29 July 2013

There were some extremely heavy showers at Kielder on Monday but by about 14.30 a small group set off in a window of blue sky/white cloud to ring the Nest 1 chick. YA was quick to circle alarming, Mrs YA … Continue reading

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Look at my new ring!

Nest 1 chick was ringed this afternoon. A male. Blue 6H. More later!

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New video of Nest 1

There is a new video showing some action from the weekend here.

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Osprey Watch Report: 28 July 2013

Having observed the weather forecast in the morning we knew we were in for a very wet day, how true that forecast was! For all the continual wet we were happy to welcome some 70 people of all ages, many … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 27 July 2013

The watch was set up by 10:30 and as soon as the error message was cleared from the screen we saw a part eaten fish on nest. Neither the female nor the chick seemed interested. On checking an osprey had … Continue reading

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A big chick!

On Friday the chick on Nest 1 had quite a busy morning in comparison with the usual ‘snoozathon’. It had eaten before the nestcam stream started so was resting initially, with just an occasional stretch of wing and/or leg, but … Continue reading

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Force feeding!

Happily the electricity supply was restored shortly before 16.00 at Kielder so Nest 1 action was accessible again. Mrs YA was off the nest initially but YA came in with a fish and she returned to feed the chick. The … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 24 July 2013 and Update

First, an update re Nest 2. Unfortunately there won’t be nestcam coverage until next Wednesday at earliest because of technical issues. Radio Branch have tried extremely hard to resolve these over the last 2 days, but further work is required. … Continue reading

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