Monthly Archives: April 2015

And the ‘firsts’ continue at Kielder

On Monday 27 April there were a couple of intrusions on Nest 1. Frustratingly the first visit at 10.10 was by an osprey who landed in the ‘out of sight’ corner. Mrs YA was not happy. She stayed crouched over … Continue reading

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A BIG surprise – a fourth egg for Nest 2

When nestcam streaming started today all seemed very normal on both nests. The weather was very chilly with some wintry showers and the incubating females were both quite ‘tight’ on their clutches. But at 10.07 when Mrs 37 stood to … Continue reading

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A bit flaky!

After a lovely few days last week it has been back to winter at times at Kielder in the past few days. Yesterday some heavy snow showers covered both nests at times, especially Nest 1 in the afternoon. YA had … Continue reading

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7H – a more modest explorer!

Whilst 7H doesn’t range as far and wide as her cousin UV she is still far from the ‘typical’ juvenile who tends to frequent a couple of square km much of the time with perhaps a longer tour for a few … Continue reading

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UV is travelling again

The last update on UV ended with him heading back towards his base near Fas Boue after a trip north. He was home by early afternoon on 15 April and remained fairly local until 20 April, when he toured north and back for about 40 km … Continue reading

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Third egg for Nest 2 – in the rain

After a lovely week of sun and warmth the weather started to change on Friday, turning cooler and cloudy. By daybreak on Saturday it was raining. When the streaming from the cameras began two bedraggled females were crouched low over … Continue reading

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Nest 3 has eggs – too much moss to tell how many!

Limited video coverage of Nest 3 has revealed that incubation is well under way. The first egg was probably laid late on 17 April or early on 18 April. Here is an image of the female eating at the side … Continue reading

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