Category Archives: Blue UV

UV still roaming. But a hover at Kielder!

UV isn’t showing any signs of staying in a relatively small area and building up reserves for his migration. On 13 August he began his day at Tindale Tarn before heading up to the Longtown area. In late afternoon, he … Continue reading

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UV’s recent activity

UV’s landing on Nest 2 on Monday was a highlight of the season. It’s so much more of a thrill to see ‘him’, rather than a red dot on Google Earth. Here is another image. He left just before Aln … Continue reading

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A very handsome osprey

Look who landed on Nest 2 today. This was UV’s first landing on a Kielder nest this season, at least from footage. Ever plucky Aln arrived, UV left. Many thanks to Katy, NWT’s Osprey ‘star of the year’ Assistant for … 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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A mix of water bodies for UV

UV paid a couple of visits to Kielder Forest & Water Park on Saturday and Sunday. His transmitter’s battery was quite low after several days with no or little sun. He probably intruded on at least two nests each visit, … Continue reading

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UV at Kielder again

UV made one of his flying visits to Kielder Water & Forest Park yesterday. He spent about 2 hours in the area. Apart from a brief stop near the dam, he checked out Nests 4 and 3 once each and … Continue reading

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Ups and downs

The young ospreys on Nests 2 and 4 are having ups and downs jumping about their nests. The weather is good for a couple of days, then wet – as it has been today. On the technical side, after a … Continue reading

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