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A good start in life

Chick 1 on Nest 2 has been having a fine day in the largely sunny and warm weather. A cooling breeze, especially high on the fells, will have helped a tiny chick who can’t control body temperature well at this stage. EB has … Continue reading

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First hatch for Nest 2

Sometime between 20.00 yesterday and 08.00 this morning the first chick hatched on Nest 2, bang on time. Here it is, peeking towards the camera. Initially this morning a shell was visible. EB flew off at 08.51 and we had … Continue reading

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More excitement on Nest 4 than Nest 2!

This afternoon egg 1 on Nest 2 reached the 37 day milestone, when most hatch. But not all. Early in the day EB moved one of the bits of bark obstructing our view of the nestcup area. At one point … Continue reading

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Nest updates

Nest 1A nestcam technical problems – just before hatching was due – mean we can’t tell how many chicks have hatched. Osprey Watch and field observations have recorded possible feeding activity. The chicks would have begun hatching during a spell … Continue reading

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Right time, right place

On Thursday 18 May the Kielder Ornithologist, Martin, showed Emyr and Janine of Dyfi Osprey Project Yellow 37 and White YA’s nest areas. (Congratulations to Dyfi on their first hatch today!) Some readers may not know that Emyr and Janine worked … Continue reading

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Another Welsh male at Kielder!

It feels a bit uncomfortable to be posting happy news when the iconic Loch Garten nest is going through extremely difficult times since the male Odin disappeared on Thursday. We hope he returns, as he did in 2015. Although our … Continue reading

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Intruderfest

Before covering the subject of this post there’s some disappointing news about the Nest 1A webcam. The camera stopped streaming yesterday and web coverage may not be possible for a couple of weeks or so. We can confirm YA and Mrs YA are … Continue reading

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