Monthly Archives: July 2016

A couple of days out for UV

Before his visit to Kielder on 19 July – analysed by Paul in the previous post – UV explored two new areas to add to his list of possible foraging sites. On 12 July he spent most of the day travelling along the … Continue reading

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UV researches Kielder in depth

Before covering the events of 19 July…  most readers will know our Nest 1A and Nest 2 males, White YA and Yellow 37, hatched at Glaslyn in North Wales. Their half sister, Blue W7, has a problem with her right … Continue reading

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Double session of Motor Boat Cruises, a special event!

The Calvert Trust had a big booking for their Motor Boat Cruise yesterday, twice the two boats’ capacity. Rising to the challenge a double session was arranged, 16.00-18.00 and the usual 18.00-20.00. NWT volunteer Margaret did a double shift, here is her … Continue reading

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Nest 2 fledging complete and news from Nests 1A and 3

Nest 2 Field monitoring of Nest 2 has confirmed that Y6 has fledged although the date isn’t known. All three juveniles were flying around the clear fell surrounding the nest site this morning. EB was ‘supervising’ alone – maybe 37 … Continue reading

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Intrusions galore!

As reported yesterday Blue AS6 – the new female breeding with White SS at Tweed Valley Osprey Project‘s televised nest – landed on Nest 1A. She was only on the nest a moment – this is the event. If you look well beyond … Continue reading

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A Scottish visitor

Just before 16.00 today an intruder landed on an empty Nest 1A.  She was hotly pursued by Mrs YA and then YA. She’s been at Kielder before. Blue AS6, a 2013 hatched female from near Muir of Ord, bred with … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 23 July and other news

Here’s the Report from yesterday’s very busy Osprey Watch:- On arrival at 09.40ish 3 chicks were visible on the nest. Even before the scopes were all set up a couple arrived with their own scope. They were from the Netherlands … Continue reading

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Successful fledging at Nest 3!

The last post on Nest 3 reported that young male Blue VR was looking keen to fledge on 17 July. Within about 4 hours of watching him helicoptering in gusty winds he had flown for the first time. In the … Continue reading

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Nest 1A update

The last post on Nest 1A ended with a bit of a cliffhanger as Y3 had fledged but not returned to the nest about 90 minutes later. In fact it was almost twice that length of time before she landed … Continue reading

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Nest 2 update

First, our deepest sympathy to all connected with Dyfi Osprey Project whose young osprey Ceri died late last night. Many of you may have been watching her struggle to recover over the last few days on the live nestcam. Very … Continue reading

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