Monthly Archives: December 2016

A new year dawns

This year four pairs of ospreys bred in Kielder Forest, a significant achievement for the Forestry Commission who have provided the platforms they use for nests. We have seen a Kielder hatched osprey, Nest 2 Blue 2H, return to his natal grounds … Continue reading

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Where today?

Since the last post about UV he has been a bit of a gadabout. He has visited places such as an irrigation canal and the surrounding land some 11 km east of the centre of his main wintering area. He … Continue reading

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Sand and sky

The last post about UV focussed on his activity south of the area he’s frequented since he returned to Senegal. So you can guess what happened next – he hardly went south again! Until yesterday when he was mainly very high … Continue reading

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Sea change

The last few posts about UV described his quite settled existence. He has no fixed routine -spending different amounts of time in several places – but he uses familiar spots and he can sit for hours! Just like most over-wintering ospreys. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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