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Nest 3 chicks weather the weather!

The last egg to hatch in Kielder Forest this year was on Nest 3, early on 4 June. Although the weather that day was fine, since then the prolonged spells of rain on several days have made life difficult for … Continue reading

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Chick 2 for Nest 3

Egg 2 on Nest 3 hatched sometime before 07.00 (earliest clip) yesterday morning, 2 June. Part of a shell was visible as the female sheltered egg/chicks from rain. The male arrived with a fish but the female stayed tight. When … Continue reading

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A hatch on Nest 3

Footage was downloaded at Nest 3 today and one of yesterday’s clips showed just what we’d hoped to find – a chick. The chick hatched sometime between 08.00 and noon, so another ’37 days from laying’ hatch. In a later … Continue reading

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Catch up on Nest 2 and more

First, we can confirm that chick 2 on Nest 2 hatched at approximately 16.56 on 25 May. This was the first sight of the new arrival, the head is visible beside chick 1. It is now 35 days since egg … 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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Life on Nest 3. Plus a flying visit to Kielder by UV

A download at Nest 3 yesterday coincided with a visit to Kielder by UV. He was near Nest 3 at download time! There was no indication from footage or vocalisation from the incubating male that UV was close by, only … Continue reading

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Double egg day at Kielder

This afternoon the Nest 3 female laid her second egg at 14.08. She’d been behind the nest cup a few minutes earlier when there was still just one egg. As on Nest 4 earlier today she had to see off … Continue reading

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