Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ready and waiting…

Kielder Water and Forest Park was looking stunning on 20 March. The Forestry Commission England Wildlife Rangers have been working hard on refurbishing the four osprey nests at Kielder. Radio and Electronics Branch have been equally busy with the nestcams and … Continue reading

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Track and field

Paul has created what we think is a first, a marriage of satellite tracking data with photos of the osprey’s activity observed in the field – in this case UV foraging. Here is UV on an earlier foray on 26 … Continue reading

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Changing places

In the last post we described changes to the northern part of the Langue de Barbarie. An increase in human activity in the unpopulated area at its southern end may well be why UV – and other ospreys – were less … Continue reading

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A different place

This blog is about habitat change on the northern part of the Langue de Barbarie but we’ll start and end with some ospreys! One of the puzzling aspects of UV’s behaviour since his return to his wintering area in October 2016 … Continue reading

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So much more than a red dot

A detailed picture of activity can be developed from the data provided by GSM/GPS trackers. Fascinating and valuable though that is, to see the subject – in this case UV  – is a greater thrill. A recent trip to the Langue de Barbarie area … Continue reading

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