Category Archives: Nest 2

Going, going… are all the ospreys gone?

Nest 2’s Bamburgh was last seen on 11 September, when she received 2 trout from 37 during streaming hours. ¬†Bamburgh hadn’t quite finished fish 1 before 37 arrived with another. She managed to eat part of fish 2 before 37 … Continue reading

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Osprey update – and some different species

Bamburgh is still at Nest 2, with her 2nd fish of the day. She still had a remnant of the first offering from 37 when he brought the 2nd. This is Bamburgh about an hour before fish 2 arrived. Much … Continue reading

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100 days and counting…

Bamburgh hatched 100 days ago today. She is still with us – her 2016 sister Y6 left 105 days after hatching, so the Nest 2 record isn’t at risk just yet. Even if Bamburgh had felt the urge to migrate … Continue reading

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Brief Nest 2 update

Bamburgh is still at Nest 2, with 37 supplying plenty of food. It was a wet start today, but Bamburgh sat preening on the nest edge at times – in between showers. 37 delivered 2 fish within 3 hours in … Continue reading

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Bamburgh is still at Nest 2, Blackaburn has probably left Nest 3

Yesterday’s post commented that Bamburgh may not have migrated, given her long absences from Nest 2. That has proved true, with a few brief landings this morning, and early evening presence eating a fish. No ospreys have been seen on … Continue reading

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Departures update

It was unlikely any of the Kielder youngsters would begin their migration yesterday. Despite light tailwinds, it was a wet day with poor visibility for the most part. There were no fish deliveries between 08.00 and around 18.00 on the … Continue reading

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Hanging around – including intruders!

The 29 August post about the streamed nests mentioned Mrs 69 from Nest 4 not having been seen by 17.00. Cue her arrival not much later. Since then, she hadn’t been on the nestcam by the time of writing (17.00). … Continue reading

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Fish dominate

The remaining juveniles are ever hungry. Mostly, the males – and in Nest 4’s case, Mrs 69 too – have been providing ample supplies. During the 11 hours of streaming on 27 August, YA delivered 4 trout to Nest 1A. … Continue reading

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Drifting away…

The weather over the Bank Holiday weekend has often not been conducive to standing on an exposed nest, however the absence of action for long periods is at least in part because the ospreys are migrating. Of the females, only … Continue reading

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Intruders of the day

Intruding ospreys have landed on Nest 2 and Nest 1A today. In chronological order… FR1 is a 2015 male from Perthshire. He visited Kielder in 2017, and was the first ‘intruder arrival’ of this season. He hasn’t been on a … Continue reading

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