Category Archives: Nest 2

A hatch!

The pair on Nest 4 were the first to have eggs this year, as far as we can tell. It’s possible that Nest 2 were earlier. However the lack of a functioning camera or close observation point hampers insight. The … Continue reading

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Kielder news round up

Forestry England’s key message supporting NHS is; Help stop the spread of coronavirus. Stay home, stay safe – please do not come to our forests. https://www.forestryengland.uk/coronavirus-visitor-information . We have a limited amount of information from the local download nest sites. The … Continue reading

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Island hopping and more

Forestry England’s key message supporting NHS is; Help stop the spread of coronavirus. Stay home, stay safe – please do not come to our forests. https://www.forestryengland.uk/coronavirus-visitor-information. We didn’t receive data yesterday for 7L/Aln. This morning’s email showed she would have … Continue reading

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Photos of EB in her wintering area

A Facebook group, Gambia and Senegal Birding, has some great photos of the many species of birds in the countries. And a special one – to us – added recently was of Nest 2 White EB. Here are three photos … Continue reading

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201/Chirdon starts her first migration

On 1 September 201/Chirdon set off on her first migration. She was between Rye and Hastings early today. She left Kielder Forest on 1 September by about 09.00 UTC and as you can see took a SE course for 373 … Continue reading

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Absence of news

It’s proving hard to establish the whereabouts of the remaining Kielder ospreys for a combination of reasons. Frequent rain has prevented much checking of sites over the last few days. Taking the oldest juveniles first, we know at Nest 2 … Continue reading

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Did 203/Chesters catch a fish?

A major advantage of using GSM/GPS transmitters is receiving data for each minute during much of daylight. Provided the battery is well charged. This enables us to identify activity such as foraging attempts. Yesterday, 203/Chesters may have caught a fish at … Continue reading

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Round up

Nest 2’s 201/Chirdon was still in Kielder Forest yesterday afternoon, following one of several trips over borders into Scotland or Cumbria over the last week or so. Her 2017 sibling 7L/Aln was still enjoying western Normandy when her data arrived … Continue reading

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Nest news and more

Nest 1A’s young male 205/Craster has probably left on migration. He’d been eating well, thanks to YA’s supply of large rainbow trout. He was last seen on the nest yesterday at 10.43. YA arrived in the afternoon with a fish, … Continue reading

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A couple of visitors to Nest 4 and more

Footage was downloaded at Nest 4 today. Just an hour or so after the previous visit to download it was a busy place. UV took a partly eaten fish away from an unguarded nest. Here’s a short video of the … Continue reading

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