Category Archives: Nest 6

Nest 6 and Nest 1A updates

Nest 6 chicks experienced a much better day today, with 6 feeds from a large rainbow trout delivered by W6. Chick 1 (at the front) had a “good to see” large crop as chick 2 received another morsel. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Quick update on Nest 6

Sadly, only two Nest 6 chicks – chicks 1 and 2 have been visible today. The nest cup is partly hidden, however in two morning meals, only chicks 1 and 2 sought food. A sizeable part of the trout remains, … Continue reading

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Chick 3 for Nest 6 but no fish for hours

Chick 3 hatched about 18.45 today. It is probably the chick by the shell in the clip that follows. Press HD for best quality. The two chicks that hatched today don’t need food immediately, which is just as well. W6 … Continue reading

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Chick 3 hatches at Nest 1A. And chick 2 at Nest 6!

Chicks 1 and 2 on Nest 1A hatched under 14 hours apart. Chick 3 took over another 55 hours before making an appearance. In the following clip, you can see chick 3 moving in the shell as the siblings (nearer … Continue reading

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Chick 1 for Nest 6

No shell was visible on Nest 6 this morning, as Mrs W6 sat tight on…? Finally, a glimpse into the cup revealed chick 1 had arrived. A short clip of a wobbly chick follows. Press HD for best quality. A … Continue reading

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Chick 1 for Nest 1A. Honestly!

We don’t know whether the first egg on Nest 1A was laid later on 19 April or early on 20 April. If the latter, then today was day 38. An average hatch is 37 days from laying, but in Kielder … Continue reading

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A hatch!

The pair on Nest 4 were the first to have eggs this year, as far as we can tell. It’s possible that Nest 2 were earlier. However the lack of a functioning camera or close observation point hampers insight. The … Continue reading

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Intruders at Nest 6

A couple of ringed intruders have been on Nest 6 in the last two days. W6 was incubating yesterday, having given Mrs W6 a large headless trout to eat elsewhere, when a bold young female appeared. And was hard to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, YA. And some news

Nest 1A’s White YA, who hatched at Glaslyn in 2007 on this very day, will be unaware that a half sibling shares his birthday. Many congratulations to all at Glaslyn. Maybe we will see the chick in a couple of … Continue reading

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Generally quiet times

Kielder Water & Forest Park remains closed until the partners can ensure car parks and facilities are safe for everyone. In support of staff, visitor and local community safety, the partners ask people to continue to stay local and avoid … Continue reading

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