Monthly Archives: June 2015

Osprey Watch Report: 28 June 2015

Yesterday’s Osprey Watch Report:- We arrived in the rain, but were delighted to find the Nest 1 camera was working well. Two damp chicks were apparently sleeping peacefully with Mrs YA in attendance. Half an hour later Mrs YA flew … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 27 June 2015

Apart from a very short piece of footage yesterday the Nest 1 cameras haven’t streamed to Leaplish or Kielder Castle Café. The Forestry Commission Radio and Electronics Branch are working hard to resolve this. But the Report from the Osprey … Continue reading

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A bit of roaming from both 7H and UV!

In the last week both 7H and UV have roamed – albeit very modestly in UV’s case. Since his arrival at the Langue de Barbarie in late April he hadn’t explored the mainland. Until … … on 23 June the day … Continue reading

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Qualitative stereopsis and other matters

The chicks continue to develop rapidly on all three nests. On Nests 1 and 2 they are peeping over the edge quite often. They move their heads from side to side – a behaviour called qualitative stereopsis which Paul described in … Continue reading

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Ospreyholics Holiday to Kielder

A guest blog from Karen Elizabeth who made a trip to Kielder at the beginning of the month with her friend Hawys.  Their visit just happened to coincide with the Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Osprey Watch Volunteer Season Induction/Work Meet. Visit … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 21 June 2015

Here’s today’s Report:- Midsummer at Kielder Today’s Osprey Watch got off to a quiet start as Kielder was very blustery and cold for mid-summer’s day. Heavy showers rapidly alternated with sunshine and the weather at the nest site was frequently … Continue reading

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Nest 3 Update

The last download of footage showed the chicks on Nest 3 are doing well with fish being consumed in quite a few of the short periods of daily recording. Chick 2 was about 9 days old in the image below; the … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 20 June 2015. And a bit more on Nest 2

Here is today’s Report from Joyce and Dave:- Despite poor weather at the start of the day the visitors were up early and waiting at the gate by 9.50. Visibility was poor early on but thankfully we had the monitor … Continue reading

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Coming along well

The weather has been on the cool side for June and a bit breezy until today but the Nest 1 and 2 males have caught enough fish for their chicks – and the females – and the females have brooded … Continue reading

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Highs and lows!

It is a month since an update on UV. At that time he had moved from near the centre of the Grand Côte to the very far north of Senegal and was based on the Langue de Barbarie, a spit … Continue reading

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