Category Archives: Nest 3

Progress on Nest 3

Chick 3 on Nest 3 has been eating well from the evidence in video clips over the last few days. It is still smaller than would be expected given the roughly 48 hour intervals in the eggs hatching. Chick 3 … Continue reading

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Nest 3 update

The chicks on Nest 3 include the last to hatch at Kielder this year. Soon after its arrival on 4 June the wet weather struck, and, although footage showed the chick was being fed well up until 10 June, there … Continue reading

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Nest 3 chicks weather the weather!

The last egg to hatch in Kielder Forest this year was on Nest 3, early on 4 June. Although the weather that day was fine, since then the prolonged spells of rain on several days have made life difficult for … Continue reading

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Great news from Nest 3. And can chick 3 on Nest 4 recover?

For the first time in 4 years of breeding, the Nest 3 parents have a 3rd chick to raise. It hatched early on Sunday so at 1 day old had 2 days of rain to endure. But it it is … Continue reading

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Chick 2 for Nest 3

Egg 2 on Nest 3 hatched sometime before 07.00 (earliest clip) yesterday morning, 2 June. Part of a shell was visible as the female sheltered egg/chicks from rain. The male arrived with a fish but the female stayed tight. When … Continue reading

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A hatch on Nest 3

Footage was downloaded at Nest 3 today and one of yesterday’s clips showed just what we’d hoped to find – a chick. The chick hatched sometime between 08.00 and noon, so another ’37 days from laying’ hatch. In a later … Continue reading

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Catch up on Nest 2 and more

First, we can confirm that chick 2 on Nest 2 hatched at approximately 16.56 on 25 May. This was the first sight of the new arrival, the head is visible beside chick 1. It is now 35 days since egg … Continue reading

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