Monthly Archives: July 2017

Well done, Aln

After no sightings on the nestcam of CN2 on Saturday, when 37 brought a large trout which Aln consumed over 2 hours plus during recording hours, it was all change on Sunday, another mainly wet day. At first Aln was … Continue reading

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Developments on Nest 3

We left the overview of Nest 3 last Wednesday afternoon, with Nest 1A juvenile Ayle apparently the dominant youngster and at ease on the nest. Off the nest she was probably never in that position. However, we have no footage … Continue reading

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Final fledges

Footage retrieved from Nest 3 has revealed the final two Kielder juveniles have fledged. Archer fledged on 28 July between 08.00 BST and noon. She was 59 days old. The likeliest time for her departure from the nest is around … Continue reading

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Nest 2 ‘drama’

Life on Nest 2 was ticking along nicely, apart from frequent inclement weather, until earlier this week. On Tuesday, there were no fish deliveries in the 12 hour recording slot. The ospreys use the old nest quite often to feed, … Continue reading

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Alwinton fledges

The weather over the last few days has prevented the Kielder juveniles either exercisng much or gaining flying experience.¬†Although he could have sheltered away from the wet nest, Aydon usually stayed with his unfledged sister on Nest 4. In a … Continue reading

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Loch lover

On 24 July, UV travelled to Scotland, covering 132 km. An animation by Paul is the best way to appreciate his journey, with course changes usually following some higher flying.UV concentrated on exploring several lochs, rather than forests or rivers. … Continue reading

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Uneasy tolerance

In yesterday’s post about Ancroft’s fledge (got the name right now, rings are so much easier!) a fourth juvenile was present on the nest. She is proving to be a regular visitor. Blue 8P is Ayle, from Nest 1A. She … Continue reading

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