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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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Nest 1A – not so tranquil, but nothing to do with UV!

After the huge excitement of UV spending the day at Kielder yesterday it was a bit disappointing to review clips from nests and find no evidence of him. But that in itself is interesting. He would have seen all four … Continue reading

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Threading the needle

We left UV on Friday morning, taking a break and perhaps a drink of water, on the banks of the Oloron River in south-west France. By 10:30 GMT he was on his way north again. Despite his long-standing interest in … Continue reading

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Intruderfest

The last post mentioned intruder activity on Nest 1 on Saturday morning. Here are the details. The nest and immediate area was devoid of ospreys when camera streaming began. But only for one minute as a ringed osprey, Blue 69, … Continue reading

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