Category Archives: Nest 4

Nests 2 and 4 intrusions continue. Including by UV

Daily intrusions continue at Nests 2 and 4. Sometimes only a shadow or a distant bird can be seen, but on Nest 2 several ringed ospreys have landed, or come close enough to be identified. All have been to Kielder … Continue reading

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UV still roaming. But a hover at Kielder!

UV isn’t showing any signs of staying in a relatively small area and building up reserves for his migration. On 13 August he began his day at Tindale Tarn before heading up to the Longtown area. In late afternoon, he … 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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Alwinton fledges

The weather over the last few days has prevented the Kielder juveniles either exercisng much or gaining flying experience. Although he could have sheltered away from the wet nest, Aydon usually stayed with his unfledged sister on Nest 4. In a … Continue reading

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Reunited

At 15.55 Aydon landed on Nest 4. As you can see, Aydon was soon busy replenishing his food reserves. A lovely sight.

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More on Aydon’s fledge

At the time of writing (13.30), Aydon hasn’t returned to the nest. But footage suggests he’s been flying around the fell. Aydon had been leaping high over the last few days. He’s not made any lengthy helicoptering ‘flights’, one of the … Continue reading

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First fledge on Nest 4

The young male, Aydon, fledged this morning at 08.36. Here he is, about to take off. His sister watched. Aydon hasn’t arrived back. His parents are on the nest looking calm. We hope to see a safe landing soon. There’ll … Continue reading

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