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UV continues through Spain

Today’s data update about UV’s migration came at lunchtime. He’s travelling through Spain but not at pace – yesterday he covered just 227 km in around 8 hours of flying. Here’s his route. There’s a distinct change of direction late yesterday, so what … Continue reading

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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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A bit more on UV’s last full day in Africa

On Thursday UV was nearing the Moroccan coast when he turned back and stopped in a valley about 1.25 km inland. UV spent the rest of the day taking short flights around three wooded areas up to about 13 km … Continue reading

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UV is in Spain

After a frustrating Thursday for UV, prevented by gales from crossing to Europe, he set out early this morning from an inland roost and possibly took advantage of a drop in wind levels just before dawn. He was offshore by 06.05 UTC and flew … 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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