Category Archives: Nest 4

Nest 2 and Nest 4 updates. And news of an exciting overseas sighting

First, the exciting bit! Regular followers will be aware that we know of only one Kielder offspring who has returned to breed in the UK. Blue 35, 2010 daughter of the original Nest 1 unringed pair, has raised 11 chicks … Continue reading

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Nest update

A mass exodus of juveniles took place at Kielder over a couple of days at the end of last week. The first to leave was probably Nest 3’s young male Ancroft, who wasn’t seen after 19.00 on 29 August. Although … Continue reading

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Nests 2 and 4 update, and a mention for UV, too!

The weather has been much improved today in the Kielder area. One reason Archer from Nest 3 has begun her migration. What about the other nests? On Nest 2, Aln has enjoyed three rainbow trout deliveries from 37, who was … Continue reading

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Staying at home

Since last Friday’s post, only one osprey is known to have departed Kielder. The weather – fairly damp over the weekend – is probably partly to blame. It looked likely that Amble from Nest 1A, the eldest of the 2017 … Continue reading

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News round up

Nest 1A‘s camera streamed on and off on Wednesday and today. On Wednesday, YA delivered a fish for Amble. Today, in under an hour of images, only a fish skin was on the nest. This weekend is the last for … Continue reading

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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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