Category Archives: Public Events

Osprey Watch and Motor Boat Cruise Reports for 26 June – and more

The Kielder weather in the morning into early afternoon was better than forecast but then it went somewhat downhill! Nevertheless visitors looked on the bright side as these reports show. Osprey Watch Report: 26 June We hosted 125 visitors – … Continue reading

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News from the first Osprey Watch weekend

Before the Osprey Watch news, a short update on UV. He was still in France roaming around  south east of Cherbourg mid morning today. The weather forecast suggests the next good day to cross the Channel is Friday. Osprey Watch, run by NWT … Continue reading

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A very successful evening on the water!

The Calvert Trust motorboat cruise season began last Sunday. Unfortunately despite lovely weather there were few sightings of any birds let alone Ospreys. It was a different story for last night’s cruise. Here’s NWT volunteer Lynda’s account:- 29 May Motorboat … Continue reading

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Family Osprey Day 2016

Here’s NWT Estate Officer Kelly’s account of Family Osprey Day 2016 which took place in sunshine at Kielder Castle on Saturday 9 April. A whole host of activities were on offer. One of the most popular was the arts and … Continue reading

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Slowly does it

On Nest 2 37 and EB are still together with no sign of Mrs 37 although there was an unseen intruder’s shadow over the nest yesterday as White EB laid in the nest cup and called. Another unseen bird annoyed Mrs … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Cruise: 12 August 2015

A beautiful sunny evening with a slight breeze brought the ospreys out in numbers to the delight of the seven visitors on the Calvert Trust motorboat. Roughly half were on holiday from southern England, the rest had travelled from Newcastle. The last … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Osprey Cruise: 5 August 2015

Here’s Margaret’s Report about yesterday’s trip:- An eventful start to our cruise on a warm (yes warm) and dry evening with hardly any midges. Our seven guests consisted of a party of four from Reading who were towards the end … Continue reading

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