Category Archives: Nest 4

An osprey and other birds

The three streaming cameras are still recording, although the number of visits by birds is reducing. This post covers the last week. But firstly, we have received details of the last intruder spotted on a nestcam. Blue CV9 landed briefly … Continue reading

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Highs and lows

The end of the breeding season can have stutters. It may seem the ospreys have migrated, but then one returns – like YA after a 10 day absence. The end is in stark contrast to the beginning of the season … Continue reading

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A Kielder osprey – and other birds

Regular readers will recall that Nest 1A‘s YA turned up on 15 September, complete with a fresh rainbow trout. He hadn’t been seen by any nestcams since 5 September, so was possibly away from the area. He was on his … Continue reading

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Going, going… are all the ospreys gone?

Nest 2’s Bamburgh was last seen on 11 September, when she received 2 trout from 37 during streaming hours. ¬†Bamburgh hadn’t quite finished fish 1 before 37 arrived with another. She managed to eat part of fish 2 before 37 … Continue reading

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Osprey update – and some different species

Bamburgh is still at Nest 2, with her 2nd fish of the day. She still had a remnant of the first offering from 37 when he brought the 2nd. This is Bamburgh about an hour before fish 2 arrived. Much … Continue reading

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Bamburgh is still at Nest 2, Blackaburn has probably left Nest 3

Yesterday’s post commented that Bamburgh may not have migrated, given her long absences from Nest 2. That has proved true, with a few brief landings this morning, and early evening presence eating a fish. No ospreys have been seen on … Continue reading

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Departures update

It was unlikely any of the Kielder youngsters would begin their migration yesterday. Despite light tailwinds, it was a wet day with poor visibility for the most part. There were no fish deliveries between 08.00 and around 18.00 on the … Continue reading

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Hanging around – including intruders!

The 29 August post about the streamed nests mentioned Mrs 69 from Nest 4 not having been seen by 17.00. Cue her arrival not much later. Since then, she hadn’t been on the nestcam by the time of writing (17.00). … Continue reading

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Fish dominate

The remaining juveniles are ever hungry. Mostly, the males – and in Nest 4’s case, Mrs 69 too – have been providing ample supplies. During the 11 hours of streaming on 27 August, YA delivered 4 trout to Nest 1A. … Continue reading

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Drifting away…

The weather over the Bank Holiday weekend has often not been conducive to standing on an exposed nest, however the absence of action for long periods is at least in part because the ospreys are migrating. Of the females, only … Continue reading

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