Category Archives: Glaslyn Ospreys

A Glaslyn male visits Kielder!!!

Today we had a brief view of an osprey landing on Nest 1. A blue Darvic ring on the right leg showed it was a half-brother to Yellow 37 and White YA. We’re thrilled to see 2015 Blue W0, a … Continue reading

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No news!

On 20 March BirdGuides reported a sighting of two Ospreys at Bakethin, the shallow end of the Kielder Water reservoir. Second line at the time of writing. Monitoring of the nestcams and Bakethin has found no evidence of Ospreys. There … Continue reading

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FLASH!! Exciting news – Kielder born Blue 1H visits granny!

Great news from Glaslyn Ospreys today. Blue 1H, a female born on Nest 2 at Kielder in 2012 landed on the perch next to the Glaslyn nest this morning. Her grandmother ‘moved her on’ in Glaslyn’s words! Many thanks to BGGW … Continue reading

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Guest blog from Glaslyn visitors

Here is a super report from Viv and Tony, two of the Directors of the community interest group, BGGW,  which took over the management of the Glaslyn Osprey Project from the RSPB this year. BGGW have done a fantastic job from a … Continue reading

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A big day for 37 even if he didn’t know it!

Today Yellow 37, who graces Kielder with his presence on Nest 2, had his 9th birthday. Born at Glaslyn in Wales he was first seen at Kielder in 2010 when he paired up with his mate and tried to build a … Continue reading

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Kielder and Glaslyn

Another very wet day at Kielder. Let’s hope it improves before eggs hatch. Mrs YA was the star today, incubating for over 5 hours in the poor conditions. YA did pop in at just after 11.00 when it wasn’t more … Continue reading

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Osprey season is up and running – though not at Kielder

It has been a great week for three of the well established osprey projects. Last Sunday, the resident male 03(97) was seen by his nest at Rutland Water. He is an important osprey -the first of the translocated birds to … Continue reading

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