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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