Category Archives: Nest 4

UV is travelling through Spain. And other news

UV was still on his stopover on the River Severn on Friday morning when data came. Yesterday there was no email – this suggested he might be over water. Today’s data reveals he left the UK at lunchtime on Friday making … Continue reading

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More intrusions at Nest 2 including UV

CN2 – the persistent intruder over recent days – hasn’t been seen on Nest 2 since Thursday. 37 has been coming to the nest with plenty of fish for Y6. She tends to eat part of her meal on the nest then departs … Continue reading

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UV visits youngsters at Kielder!

On 15 August UV paid a relatively short visit to Kielder Forest – under four hours. The next day he returned for about eight hours. His presence was noted by ospreys at two nests at least, Nests 2 and 4. … Continue reading

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Nest 4: successful fledging, news from elsewhere and a video

A field visit to Nest 4 yesterday confirmed that Y7, the younger juvenile, had fledged successfully. He was on his parents’ favourite perch initially then flew around the area for several minutes before going back to the nest. He had landed on … Continue reading

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Nest 4 ringing

The two chicks on Nest 4 were ringed yesterday and one fitted with a GSM/GPS  transmitter. One chick looked markedly smaller than the other. He weighed 1400g. He was given a Darvic ring Blue Y7. The other chick weighed 1660g and … Continue reading

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Nest 2 chicks are ringed. And head count on Nest 4.

The three chicks on Nest 2 were ringed today. All were deemed healthy but were a bit camera shy. Here are the three females! You can see that chick 2 in the centre is the largest looking. And she weighed … Continue reading

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Floundering about! And UV and Nest 4 info

In the chilly and sometimes damp weather this week EB has spent much of her time sheltering her growing offspring on Nest 2. The chicks are seldom completely tucked in. The chicks are starting to look more like ospreys – … Continue reading

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