Category Archives: Blue 39

News about a couple of Kielder males

Although UV had a day off visiting Kielder on Wednesday he was back on Thursday and displayed his usual close interest in Nest 2. Inspection of footage didn’t find even a distant dot but comparing his data with the nestcam … Continue reading

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Intrusions galore and other matters

Ospreys are heading south now and Kielder is always a good place for Scottish birds to stop for a fish. Or a bit of sightseeing. The number of intrusions on Nests 1 and 2 is rising. This 2013 osprey from … Continue reading

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Nest 4: successful fledging, news from elsewhere and a video

A field visit to Nest 4 yesterday confirmed that Y7, the younger juvenile, had fledged successfully. He was on his parents’ favourite perch initially then flew around the area for several minutes before going back to the nest. He had landed on … Continue reading

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Last night on Nest 2

The previous post ended with a teaser about Blue 39/Bracken returning to Nest 2. Here’s the story. EB had been alone on the nest. 37 hadn’t been seen since early morning. Suddenly EB became alert and adopted the classic ‘fish delivery … Continue reading

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What a day!

Nest 2 with Blue 39’s arrival and the Calvert Trust motorboat trips – both of which had several osprey sightings including a large fish caught in Leaplish Bay – were outstanding events and Family Osprey Day was a great success overall, … Continue reading

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