Category Archives: Nest 2

Sun and scrapes

Kielder Water & Forest Park has been bathed in warm sunshine for the last 3 days. With 3 breeding pairs of ospreys back safely from migration, would we see eggs this weekend? A lot of preparations have been made. When … Continue reading

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Nests update

The usual residents of Nests 1A, 2 and 4 are carrying out work on their homes in readiness for eggs. On their first full day together – a wild and wet one – YA and Mrs YA had several potentially … Continue reading

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Nests 2 and 3 update

On Nest 2, 37 and EB had settled well by 7 April. The first fish seen to be delivered by 37 was on the afternoon of 6 April. 37 got on with more nestoration whilst EB contemplated food. Later, no … Continue reading

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Another resident back?

A field visit to Nest 4 found an osprey standing in a windswept nest. Legs well hidden, naturally! But she looked comfortable, preening occasionally. Eventually, she stood a little higher, was blown off balance by the strong wind, then flew … Continue reading

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All action and no action

37 was almost “all action” for over an hour this morning, but he had a rest now and again. 37 cleared the debris from the inside of the nest and brought a couple of sticks in. One didn’t stay long! … Continue reading

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37 returns

37 landed on his nest at 08.43 today. His nest was rather a mess, and he got straight on with major renovation. He had a few pauses to look around for EB, but she didn’t appear. EB was on Nest … Continue reading

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EB’s first day home

EB stayed on her nest until lunchtime today, when the weather conditions worsened. She scanned the horizon from time to time. EB soon looked as though she would rather be in sunny Senegal, her wintering grounds. Nevertheless, she indulged in … Continue reading

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An arrival in the rain

When the nestcams began streaming to Kielder Castle today, it was a delight to see White EB perched on the edge of Nest 2. She wasn’t present at 20.00 last night, so must have returned to her nest early this … Continue reading

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No sightings at Kielder

The nestcams for Nests 1A and 2 began streaming to Kielder Castle again late yesterday. And started up this morning, a relief after more overnight snow. The nestcams have recorded all day today. Heavy snow lying on the fells started … Continue reading

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UV and nest update. And a migration forecast

UV continued his lazy March to the very end. He spent about a couple of hours each on two different trees inland and over 2 hours on a tree stump offshore on 31 March. This Google Earth map shows UV’s … Continue reading

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