Category Archives: Nest 3

Nest update

A mass exodus of juveniles took place at Kielder over a couple of days at the end of last week. The first to leave was probably Nest 3’s young male Ancroft, who wasn’t seen after 19.00 on 29 August. Although … Continue reading

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Nests 2 and 4 update, and a mention for UV, too!

The weather has been much improved today in the Kielder area. One reason Archer from Nest 3 has begun her migration. What about the other nests? On Nest 2, Aln has enjoyed three rainbow trout deliveries from 37, who was … Continue reading

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She’s off!

An email tonight revealed Archer, the eldest juvenile on Nest 3, began her migration this morning at 09.44 UTC. She hatched 91 days ago. Initially mazy, she became more focused once over the North Pennines near Penrith. She was still … Continue reading

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Staying at home

Since last Friday’s post, only one osprey is known to have departed Kielder. The weather – fairly damp over the weekend – is probably partly to blame. It looked likely that Amble from Nest 1A, the eldest of the 2017 … Continue reading

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‘Old’ news

A visit to download footage at Nest 3 today suggests Ayle, the Nest 1A juvenile who ‘adopted’ Nest 3 as her food source, has migrated. She was on Nest 3 on the evening of ¬†19 August. She flew soon after … Continue reading

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Action – or not – on Nests 1A and 3

As the end of the season nears, activity on the nests reduces as the juveniles spend time exploring – and perching – elsewhere. The nest is still a focus for food, but little else. On Nest 3, the male has … Continue reading

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Nests round up

Nest 3 continues to host Ayle, the Nest 1A juvenile, in most of the footage. She seems more integrated, with less evidence that the adults regard her as an intruder when she is flying. Ayle was on and off the … Continue reading

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