Tag Archives: Kielder Osprey Watch

Osprey Watch update from Ellie

Hello osprey bloggers, I am Ellie and it’s my first season here as the Osprey Watch Assistant at Kielder. I’ll be the first to admit I have a great job and everything has kicked off to a cracking start! Even … 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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Osprey Watch Report: 14 August

It was a fairly incident free day re ospreys for the last Sunday of Osprey Watch. But Tim, who stayed behind, had a great ‘spot’ of a passage bird of a different species:- Today was overcast all day and, while … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 13 August. And other news

The two streamed nests are emptier much of the day now – especially in the wet and windy weather experienced over a few days last week. This will be the last weekend of Osprey Watch. The team yesterday enjoyed their … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 3 August

A wet Wednesday didn’t depress the Osprey Watch team’s spirits! Here’s their report:- Here are the stats:- 30 visitors (including Gillie’s friends) 3 volunteers 1 song thrush 1 Chinook 1 very knowledgeable lady from Cumbria 2 Zorbs 1 helicopter 3 … Continue reading

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Nest 2 fledging complete and news from Nests 1A and 3

Nest 2 Field monitoring of Nest 2 has confirmed that Y6 has fledged although the date isn’t known. All three juveniles were flying around the clear fell surrounding the nest site this morning. EB was ‘supervising’ alone – maybe 37 … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 23 July and other news

Here’s the Report from yesterday’s very busy Osprey Watch:- On arrival at 09.40ish 3 chicks were visible on the nest. Even before the scopes were all set up a couple arrived with their own scope. They were from the Netherlands … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 16 July. And more

Here is the NWT volunteers’ Report about yesterday’s Osprey Watch:- The weather was fairly variable throughout the day and we had various mixtures of wind, cloud and sunshine. Luckily, there were no midges around to pester us! In terms of … Continue reading

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2 July Osprey Watch Report and more on Nest 1A

2 July: Osprey Watch Report Around 80 people braved the downpours, a mix of day visitors and people who were staying in Bellingham, Stannersburn and Kielder. Some had been at Kielder Observatory the previous evening and had seen Saturn during breaks in … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch and Motor Boat Cruise Reports for 26 June – and more

The Kielder weather in the morning into early afternoon was better than forecast but then it went somewhat downhill! Nevertheless visitors looked on the bright side as these reports show. Osprey Watch Report: 26 June We hosted 125 visitors – … Continue reading

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