Category Archives: UK

UV still roaming. But a hover at Kielder!

UV isn’t showing any signs of staying in a relatively small area and building up reserves for his migration. On 13 August he began his day at Tindale Tarn before heading up to the Longtown area. In late afternoon, he … Continue reading

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Blue W6 returns

The Nest 1A camera is working intermittently some days, not at all others. Today it was on and off for over an hour and captured a Welsh visitor. Blue W6, a 2015 male from Welsh nest B/M also known as … Continue reading

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UV’s recent activity

UV’s landing on Nest 2 on Monday was a highlight of the season. It’s so much more of a thrill to see ‘him’, rather than a red dot on Google Earth. Here is another image. He left just before Aln … Continue reading

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Nests round up

Nest 3 continues to host Ayle, the Nest 1A juvenile, in most of the footage. She seems more integrated, with less evidence that the adults regard her as an intruder when she is flying. Ayle was on and off the … Continue reading

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A very handsome osprey

Look who landed on Nest 2 today. This was UV’s first landing on a Kielder nest this season, at least from footage. Ever plucky Aln arrived, UV left. Many thanks to Katy, NWT’s Osprey ‘star of the year’ Assistant for … Continue reading

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A hectic few hours for Nest 2

Yesterday’s post about intrusions on Nest 2 on 1 August ended with a comment about them continuing yesterday. Over 5 hours, 4 intruders spent time on the nest. CN2, the Dumfries and Galloway male, was the most persistent. He was … Continue reading

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Too many intruders

Whilst it is a good sign that single ospreys are sufficiently attracted by Kielder Water & Forest Park to want to settle, the resident pairs and their offspring wouldn’t agree when too much attention is focused on their nests. Nests … Continue reading

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