Category Archives: Nest 5A

Some news, and the promise of more

We haven’t posted about Nests 1A and 6 for a few days. Streaming problems have resulted in reduced coverage, although we still have reasonable insight. Since the last posts the chicks on both nests have started to look more like adult … Continue reading

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Marvellous news and not such good news

We received news today that 2016 Nest 2 female Y6 is breeding in Perthshire with an unringed male and they have two chicks. These are the first ‘grandchicks’ for 37 and EB, as far as we are aware. And they … Continue reading

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Nest 6 and Nest 4 news, and more

First, a clarification. From footage it looked as though egg 3 on Nest 6 hatched late on 1 June. It is now clear that the part egg shell with a chick nearby was actually chick 2’s shell, and chick 2. … Continue reading

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Nests 1A and 6 news, and more

The last post had images from Nests 1A and 6 on 12 June, when Nest 1A’s camera lens was blurred by one of the chicks using it as target practice. The view of Nest 6 was scarcely much better from … Continue reading

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Nest 4 catch up and more

The 3 chicks on Nest 4 continue to do well. By yesterday morning the rusty feathers on the nape of the neck were starting to show on chicks 1 and 2. Chick 3 is still noticeably smaller than the older … Continue reading

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Nests 6 and 5A updates

A wet day at Kielder today is likely to mean snatched meals for the young chicks. The Nest 6 pair ate twice between 08.00 and 11.00. Chick 2 has dined well at most meals over the last couple of days. … Continue reading

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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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