Category Archives: Nest 3

Nests 3 and 7 update

We last updated on these nests on 8 May. At the time, the Nest 3 female was being courted by KN7, a 4 year old from Perthshire. The Nest 3 male had moved to a new platform, Nest 7, with … Continue reading

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Another Kielder 2 year old returner

Mrs YA was having a quiet day on Nest 1A when she spotted an osprey heading towards the nest. Despite her warning to stay away, some legs appeared over the nest. Blue 224, named Bywell, is one of 2 chicks … Continue reading

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Nest news

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 last updated on Nest 3 in late April when, although the usual pair … 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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All gone now?

It’s probable that all the osprey families have now left Kielder Forest. At Nest 3, 206/Catcleugh was tucking into a large trout at 08.00 on 5 September. She flew to a nearby tree at 08.14. The fish was removed by … Continue reading

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Nests update

The season starts with a bang. An osprey lands on their nest, and this is often followed with a flurry of activity sorting out stick placement, adding to the nest and scraping for the nest cup. It ends with… nothing, … 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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