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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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A Glaslyn male visits Kielder!!!

Today we had a brief view of an osprey landing on Nest 1. A blue Darvic ring on the right leg showed it was a half-brother to Yellow 37 and White YA. We’re thrilled to see 2015 Blue W0, a … Continue reading

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More on UV’s first day in Spain

UV arrived in Spain shortly before 07.00 UTC. Recently he has been flying non-stop for 8 or more hours but he had a brief pause shortly before 10.00 at the Embalse de Guadalcacin. This is an important site for the … Continue reading

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Sea change

The last few posts about UV described his quite settled existence. He has no fixed routine -spending different amounts of time in several places – but he uses familiar spots and he can sit for hours! Just like most over-wintering ospreys. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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More on UV’s migration through Mauritania

UV’s travel through the desert has more variety of scenery than might be expected. His roost on the evening of 6 October was below exposed ground where seasonal water courses can be seen, supporting plant life. The next night was a … Continue reading

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Soggy Saturday

It has been very wet for much of the day at Kielder. Three of the young ospreys on Nest 1A made the most of a dryish spell late morning to the middle of the day to continue exercising and gaining confidence … Continue reading

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Life on Nest 3

The two chicks on Nest 3 are now over four weeks old and are looking in good shape. Despite the limited coverage they are often eating. Although there are frequent feeds there is the occasional snatching attempt! They are preening more as … Continue reading

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