Category Archives: UK

More on Nest 1A ringing

On an overcast and midge-ridden morning at Nest 1A, the chicks were health checked and ringed. YA was on perch duty as the small team approached. He and Mrs YA flew around the area, alarm calling. The chicks obeyed the … Continue reading

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Growing youngsters, and a bit about UV

The chicks on Nests 1A and 2 are looking more like young ospreys every day. They have been getting used to walking round the nests and beating their wings, albeit with some ‘rain stops play’ interludes. Like yesterday, all day. … Continue reading

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Nest 3 news

In the last post about Nest 3 (16 June) we included an image of a very underdeveloped chick 3. There’d been a gap in recordings and with only 3 hours of recording a day – at best – it isn’t … Continue reading

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UV settled? Not yet

The last post about UV mentioned that he was spending much of his time in one area – so was he thinking of settling there? Almost as soon as the words were on paper, UV appeared to lose some interest. … Continue reading

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Nest 3 update

The chicks on Nest 3 include the last to hatch at Kielder this year. Soon after its arrival on 4 June the wet weather struck, and, although footage showed the chick was being fed well up until 10 June, there … Continue reading

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Piling on the pounds

The last update on Nest 2 was a week ago. How the chicks have grown since then! Chick 1 especially – 22 days old yesterday – looks like a young osprey now. 37 has been delivering 2-3 fish a day … Continue reading

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Nest 1A live streaming restored

The live web link to Nest 1A has been restored today. This is what you’ll see much of the time! But there is action. Press HD for best quality in the clip. Here’s the address, which is also in the … Continue reading

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