Category Archives: Nest 3

Number 3 for Nest 3

The third egg was laid on Nest 3 today. Early this morning there were still two when the female handed over incubation to the male. By 11.40 three eggs were visible but the recording is corrupted so no image, unfortunately. At … Continue reading

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Double egg day at Kielder

This afternoon the Nest 3 female laid her second egg at 14.08. She’d been behind the nest cup a few minutes earlier when there was still just one egg. As on Nest 4 earlier today she had to see off … Continue reading

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An egg for Nest 3 at last! And other news

The first egg for Nest 3 was laid sometime yesterday afternoon, 24 April. By then the pair had been together for 17 days. They had been mating since their reunion so why the arrival of the first egg is later … Continue reading

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Finally, three eggs visible on Nest 1A. Just!

Gaining insight into what the nest cup on Nest 1A contains has been a tricky task but some of the obstructions  have been moved and partial views are possible. The first time frame by frame analysis of shuffles revealed three … Continue reading

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Life on the nests

After the thrill of Mrs YA laying the first egg of the season at Kielder on Monday there have been a couple of quiet days, not least because some strong winds have limited activity on the three nests without eggs. … Continue reading

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The Nest 3 pair are together again

There was a welcome sight at Nest 3 today. On Thursday the female was still ‘home alone’. The male may have returned yesterday – if not he has done a fair amount of work on the nest today. No wonder he had … Continue reading

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Nest 2 is ‘full’!

White EB has returned to Kielder. She was in the nest cup when the nestcam stream began at 10.00, legs not visible. But she has a mark on her right eye, helpful for identification. She moved a stick and scraped in … Continue reading

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