Category Archives: Nest 3

‘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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Nest 3 update and exciting news!

First, the exciting bit. The Lake District Osprey Project nest at Bassenthwaite had a visitor yesterday. He dropped off a fish for the juveniles. The osprey in question was Blue 2H, 2012 Kielder Nest 2 male. Here’s a screengrab of … Continue reading

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Developments on Nest 3

We left the overview of Nest 3 last Wednesday afternoon, with Nest 1A juvenile Ayle apparently the dominant youngster and at ease on the nest. Off the nest she was probably never in that position. However, we have no footage … Continue reading

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Final fledges

Footage retrieved from Nest 3 has revealed the final two Kielder juveniles have fledged. Archer fledged on 28 July between 08.00 BST and noon. She was 59 days old. The likeliest time for her departure from the nest is around … Continue reading

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Uneasy tolerance

In yesterday’s post about Ancroft’s fledge (got the name right now, rings are so much easier!) a fourth juvenile was present on the nest. She is proving to be a regular visitor. Blue 8P is Ayle, from Nest 1A. She … Continue reading

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