Category Archives: Nest 3

Current Nest 3 news!

Hot on the rather dated news that 2015 Nest 3 Blue VW successfully returned to Kielder Forest this year, we have ‘hot off the press’ information about a 2018 Nest 3 juvenile. Yesterday, Renato Bagarrão photographed Blue 224, named Bywell, … Continue reading

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Late news but great news!

After the end of the 2017 season, Forestry Commission England and the Kielder ornithologist identified a suitable site for a new telegraph pole and platform to be erected, and the work was completed in early 2018. A trailcam was installed … Continue reading

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Highs and lows

The end of the breeding season can have stutters. It may seem the ospreys have migrated, but then one returns – like YA after a 10 day absence. The end is in stark contrast to the beginning of the season … 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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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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Nest 3: has Bywell migrated?

The latest footage from Nest 3 does not include any clips with Bywell present since 29 August. Since then, on the couple of occasions a fish has arrived during recording hours, only Blackaburn has been there to receive it. 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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Latest on Nest 3

Footage over the last few days indicates the juveniles are still receiving plenty of fish. On a wet Sunday, when the nestcam lens was covered in droplets, it was just possible to make out the male landing with a fish … Continue reading

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News from Nest 3

The last time the Nest 3 female was seen in footage was 18 August. Despite limited recording hours, it is likely she has started her migration. The male – almost certainly a new breeder – is still supplying a good … Continue reading

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Nest 3: fish galore

The last few days of footage have revealed the new male is provisioning his family very well. He brought another perch on 12 August, only the second time that species has been seen on Nest 3. He was recorded still … Continue reading

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