Monthly Archives: August 2015

VY has a bit of a rest day already!

The weather in the Midlands has been showery today – or worse according to eyes on the ground in Newark, thanks Chris! – which probably explains VY’s very late start away from her roost area and limited mileage today up … Continue reading

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Mainly Nest 3. And info on a couple of callers at Nest 1

It has been a while since an update on Nest 3. The limited coverage hadn’t shown anything of especial interest until the last few days. There has been no definite sighting of the female since 9 August but her departure … Continue reading

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VY starts her migration

This morning on Nest 1 there was an empty nest – and surrounding area – until 10.50. The possibility of migration was in the mind, but then VP landed. VY too made an appearance. Yesterday Paul predicted that the winds … Continue reading

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Food, food and more food

As migration approaches for the juveniles they are being supplied with ample fish, especially on Nest 1. When they leave on their first migration they are likely to weigh more than they ever will again. There is no evidence that … Continue reading

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UV on the move!

UV has been very settled since his arrival on the Langue de Barbarie in late April. As a hotspot for migratory birds including ospreys it was possible that some behavioural changes could become evident from mid/late September when dominant adults … Continue reading

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Having suggested there was a strong probability the Nest 1 and 2 females had departed Kielder of course they both turned up the following day! Early on Monday Ranger Gordon saw Mrs 37 when he was at the Nest 2 … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 23 August 2015

More action on Leaplish Bay again – today’s Report has the news:- To write a minute by minute, diary style report for today would be an injustice to our ospreys, the varied and enthusiastic visitors who arrived in numbers and … Continue reading

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