Monthly Archives: June 2014

Osprey Watch Report: 29 June

Chris, Paul & myself had the watch point telescopes and screens up and running by 10.15am.  Both Chris and I were amazed just how much the chicks had grown in 3 weeks. 10.15  mother and chicks were on the nest … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 28 June

We were a little worried at 10.30 am when we arrived as two of the chicks were quite active, and one seemed not to be moving at all. We needn’t have worried – it later turned out to be fine, … Continue reading

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Nest 2 update

There has been little drama at Kielder this season since hatching. That big event was mostly in bad weather so a worrying time. But the adults on both nests were outstanding in protection and fish supply duties. Since then – is it … Continue reading

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News from other nests!

The Cumbria Wildlife Trust have very kindly sent us images to share on the Kielder Ospreys blog of the chicks at Foulshaw Moss, where Kielder born Blue 35 is breeding with a male from the Lake District. As you can see, … Continue reading

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Steady progress – or should that be wobbly?!

The last couple of days have seen a bit of progress on Nests 1 and 2, with a few quite wobbly steps to supplement the usual round of eating, sleeping and growing. Here is a link to a video of … Continue reading

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Stick or bust

The last few days at Kielder have seen plenty of feeding on Nests 1 and 2, with the chicks looking ‘fit to bust’ after a session. They are mainly sleeping or feeding with occasional forays around the nest and preening. … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 22nd June

Kielder Water was mirror calm at 10.00 on a warm but generally overcast Sunday morning, so for the first hour or so there were a few midges. The afternoon was hotter with the surface of the water slightly rippled. The … Continue reading

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