Category Archives: Osprey updates

Double egg day at Kielder

This afternoon the Nest 3 female laid her second egg at 14.08. She’d been behind the nest cup a few minutes earlier when there was still just one egg. As on Nest 4 earlier today she had to see off … Continue reading

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Third egg for Nest 4

This morning the third egg was expected on Nest 4. 69 incubated briefly a couple of times and Mrs 69 had to fend off an unringed intruder. Mrs 69 settled down again until at 11.05 she started to fidget and stood … Continue reading

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An egg for Nest 3 at last! And other news

The first egg for Nest 3 was laid sometime yesterday afternoon, 24 April. By then the pair had been together for 17 days. They had been mating since their reunion so why the arrival of the first egg is later … Continue reading

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Nest 4 second egg right on schedule

The incubating pair on Nest 4 had tucked their egg below the lip of the cup when streaming started today. 69 was incubating but Mrs 69 took over before 11.00. It wasn’t until around 12.55 that a second egg could … Continue reading

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Another egg for Nest 2

A third egg for Nest 2 was ‘due’ before nestcam streaming began today at 10.00. EB half stood to shuffle her eggs at 10.08 but obscured the view. But when 37 arrived to take over incubating at 10.47 he – … Continue reading

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First 2017 egg for Nest 4

Mrs 69 laid her first egg of 2017 yesterday afternoon at 16.17. This video shows the moments before and just after the event. Press HD for best quality. Mrs 69 was standing or lying in the nest cup on and off … Continue reading

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A bit more on UV’s last full day in Africa

On Thursday UV was nearing the Moroccan coast when he turned back and stopped in a valley about 1.25 km inland. UV spent the rest of the day taking short flights around three wooded areas up to about 13 km … Continue reading

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