Tag Archives: Leaplish Waterside Park

Nests round up

Nest 3 continues to host Ayle, the Nest 1A juvenile, in most of the footage. She seems more integrated, with less evidence that the adults regard her as an intruder when she is flying. Ayle was on and off the … Continue reading

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Number 3 for Nest 3

The third egg was laid on Nest 3 today. Early this morning there were still two when the female handed over incubation to the male. By 11.40 three eggs were visible but the recording is corrupted so no image, unfortunately. At … Continue reading

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Ospreyholics Holiday to Kielder

A guest blog from Karen Elizabeth who made a trip to Kielder at the beginning of the month with her friend Hawys.  Their visit just happened to coincide with the Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Osprey Watch Volunteer Season Induction/Work Meet. Visit … Continue reading

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Osprey Watch Report: 14 June 2014

Osprey Watch 14 June 2014 (Nest 1) In keeping with the football theme it was definitely a day of two halves! The morning’s weather was not good with a lot of rain, Mrs YA a bit neglectful of the chicks … Continue reading

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Disappointing news for humans, but the ospreys won’t mind!

Despite valiant efforts by the Forestry Commission Radio Branch to resolve issues with some of the kit providing the link from Nest 2 to Kielder Castle Cafe and the Boat Inn at Leaplish, all the problems will not be fixed … Continue reading

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Are they on the way yet?

It seems a long time since last September, when ospreys flying over Kielder Water were a daily treat. But the return home has started and there have been 3 reports of ospreys in England already, the earliest on 23 February. … Continue reading

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Last chance to visit Ospreywatch!

This weekend is the last for Ospreywatch. The youngster on Nest 1 has been flying for a week now, and none of the family are using the nest much. They are still mainly in the area immediately around the nest … Continue reading

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Ospreywatch Report: 25 July. The nest is bare(-ish)!

The weather was dry and mainly sunny early in the day, but cloudier after 14:00 when visibility towards the nest became hazy at times. As we set up, two birds flew from the nest, and for rest of day there was … Continue reading

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Even soggier than ever! Ospreywatch report for 11 July

It was wet….. very wet. At times it was just drizzle, at times it was heavy rain. We have a new keep fit activity called ‘covering and uncovering the telescopes’. At around 10:25 we were able to see the male … Continue reading

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Ospreywatch (or not watch!): 10 July

Tuesday was drizzly to wet with high midge levels and low visibility most of the time. On setting up the fieldscopes the female osprey could just be made out on top of the camera pole. Very few visitors ventured to … Continue reading

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