Category Archives: Nest 5A

Chick 2 for Nest 4, and a bit about Nest 5A and 7L/Aln

Downloads collected from Nest 4 show that chick 2 hatched before 08.00 on 26 May. Chick 1 had fed again the previous evening. On 26 May no feeds were seen during the four hours of footage. But yesterday there was … Continue reading

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A silver lining. Or maybe platinum?

Forestry England’s key message supporting NHS is; Help stop the spread of coronavirus. Stay home, stay safe – please do not come to our forests. https://www.forestryengland.uk/coronavirus-visitor-information . Neither of the breeding pair at Nest 5A have returned from migration, as far … Continue reading

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Kielder news round up

Forestry England’s key message supporting NHS is; Help stop the spread of coronavirus. Stay home, stay safe – please do not come to our forests. https://www.forestryengland.uk/coronavirus-visitor-information . We have a limited amount of information from the local download nest sites. The … Continue reading

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Island hopping and more

Forestry England’s key message supporting NHS is; Help stop the spread of coronavirus. Stay home, stay safe – please do not come to our forests. https://www.forestryengland.uk/coronavirus-visitor-information. We didn’t receive data yesterday for 7L/Aln. This morning’s email showed she would have … Continue reading

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All gone now?

It’s probable that all the osprey families have now left Kielder Forest. At Nest 3, 206/Catcleugh was tucking into a large trout at 08.00 on 5 September. She flew to a nearby tree at 08.14. The fish was removed by … Continue reading

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Nests update

The season starts with a bang. An osprey lands on their nest, and this is often followed with a flurry of activity sorting out stick placement, adding to the nest and scraping for the nest cup. It ends with… nothing, … Continue reading

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Absence of news

It’s proving hard to establish the whereabouts of the remaining Kielder ospreys for a combination of reasons. Frequent rain has prevented much checking of sites over the last few days. Taking the oldest juveniles first, we know at Nest 2 … Continue reading

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Round up

Nest 2’s 201/Chirdon was still in Kielder Forest yesterday afternoon, following one of several trips over borders into Scotland or Cumbria over the last week or so. Her 2017 sibling 7L/Aln was still enjoying western Normandy when her data arrived … Continue reading

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Nest news and more

Nest 1A’s young male 205/Craster has probably left on migration. He’d been eating well, thanks to YA’s supply of large rainbow trout. He was last seen on the nest yesterday at 10.43. YA arrived in the afternoon with a fish, … Continue reading

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A couple of visitors to Nest 4 and more

Footage was downloaded at Nest 4 today. Just an hour or so after the previous visit to download it was a busy place. UV took a partly eaten fish away from an unguarded nest. Here’s a short video of the … Continue reading

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