Category Archives: UK

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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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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N1A – those four eggs!

It is hard to see the four eggs YA and Mrs YA are incubating. Not only is their protection of the nest cup area minimising glimpses but also the nestcam is quite a basic model with no optical PTZ – … Continue reading

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Life on Nests 2 and 4. And a wandering intruder

We’re gaining good insight into the behaviour of the Nest 4 pair courtesy of the newly installed Forestry Commission England nestcam. Most days 69 brings in two fish during streaming hours regardless of fishing conditions. Unusually he eats the head on the … Continue reading

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FLASH – Four eggs again for the Nest 1A pair

On returning from a visit to Nest 3 (no eggs yet) one of the first sights on Nest 1A was of four eggs when Mrs YA moved her clutch around. It is easier to see that there are four by … Continue reading

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Nest 2, egg 2!

EB was incubating at 10.00 today when the nestcam stream fired up. She stood up at 10.22 to reveal… Her behaviour immediately prior to standing and the position of the egg suggest it was laid earlier today. Here is a … Continue reading

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