Category Archives: Osprey watch

Easter Osprey Watches

This year Northumberland Wildlife Trust are running Osprey Watch again at Kielder Waterside Park  Saturday to Monday until mid/late August when the ospreys migrate. Here are a few words about the first weekend from Katy Smart, the newly appointed Kielder Osprey Assistant. Over to Katy:- The first … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 14 August

It was a fairly incident free day re ospreys for the last Sunday of Osprey Watch. But Tim, who stayed behind, had a great ‘spot’ of a passage bird of a different species:- Today was overcast all day and, while … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 13 August. And other news

The two streamed nests are emptier much of the day now – especially in the wet and windy weather experienced over a few days last week. This will be the last weekend of Osprey Watch. The team yesterday enjoyed their … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 3 August

A wet Wednesday didn’t depress the Osprey Watch team’s spirits! Here’s their report:- Here are the stats:- 30 visitors (including Gillie’s friends) 3 volunteers 1 song thrush 1 Chinook 1 very knowledgeable lady from Cumbria 2 Zorbs 1 helicopter 3 … Continue reading

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Nest 2 fledging complete and news from Nests 1A and 3

Nest 2 Field monitoring of Nest 2 has confirmed that Y6 has fledged although the date isn’t known. All three juveniles were flying around the clear fell surrounding the nest site this morning. EB was ‘supervising’ alone – maybe 37 … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 23 July and other news

Here’s the Report from yesterday’s very busy Osprey Watch:- On arrival at 09.40ish 3 chicks were visible on the nest. Even before the scopes were all set up a couple arrived with their own scope. They were from the Netherlands … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 16 July. And more

Here is the NWT volunteers’ Report about yesterday’s Osprey Watch:- The weather was fairly variable throughout the day and we had various mixtures of wind, cloud and sunshine. Luckily, there were no midges around to pester us! In terms of … Continue reading

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