Blue 69 is home

Soon after the nestcams started streaming today Blue 69, the Nest 4 male, brought a headless trout to the nest for the female.

first view in 2017 of Blue 69
(c) Forestry Commission England

The female took the fish and left Blue 69 to look after the nest.

straight down to business
(c) Forestry Commission England

But it wasn’t long before he posed on the pole.

a pose
(c) Forestry Commission England

great to see that ring again
(c) Forestry Commission England

The four nests have their usual occupants now, the first milestone for 2017 and always a relief. To check arrival dates the timeline for 2017 can be found here.

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7 Responses to Blue 69 is home

  1. Jo says:

    Yeeaahh!!! Game, set and match!! Well done 69 – a welcome sight :-)

  2. Cirrus says:

    Indeed , truly a welcome sight and Welcome home 69 – I’m sure your lady was pleased to see you

  3. Eileen suckling says:

    Brilliant news

  4. KeithR says:

    House/Bingo !!!! – Congratulations on a full return.
    It is news like this that rewards all the hard work you all have done since the project started.
    Any room for a fifth nest this year.

    • joannadailey says:

      There are a couple of possibilities, Keith. We are rather low on intrusions this year so far though, only one unringed female, so we need some visitors!

  5. Vivien Finn says:

    Excellent news, Joanna. Really pleased for all at Kielder Ospreys. :)

    • joannadailey says:

      Thanks, Viv. So pleased Aran is back at Glasyn, we’ll look out for more Glaslyn offspring this year

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