Nest 3 update

The latest download from Nest 3 had some interesting footage, in particular an intrusion on 27 June when an unringed osprey followed the Nest 3 male to the nest as he returned with a catch. The intruder was around for about six minutes; some of the action including the intruder landing on the nest is in this video.play still

The adults are bringing in sticks and moss, building up the nest.

The usual disagreement over stick placement! (c) Forestry Commission England

The usual disagreement over stick placement!
(c) Forestry Commission England

The male continues to spend time standing on the nest with the female and still feeds the chicks at times.

The male feeds a chick (c) Forestry Commission England

The male feeds a chick
(c) Forestry Commission England

On Monday Chick 1 was just about able to walk a few tottery steps.

Chick 1 stands and peers at the world beyond (c) Forestry Commission England

Chick 1 stands and peers at the world beyond
(c) Forestry Commission England

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