Tag Archives: Nest 3

‘Old’ news

A visit to download footage at Nest 3 today suggests Ayle, the Nest 1A juvenile who ‘adopted’ Nest 3 as her food source, has migrated. She was on Nest 3 on the evening of ¬†19 August. She flew soon after … Continue reading

Posted in Migration, Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Action – or not – on Nests 1A and 3

As the end of the season nears, activity on the nests reduces as the juveniles spend time exploring – and perching – elsewhere. The nest is still a focus for food, but little else. On Nest 3, the male has … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Nest 3 update and exciting news!

First, the exciting bit. The Lake District Osprey Project nest at Bassenthwaite had a visitor yesterday. He dropped off a fish for the juveniles. The osprey in question was Blue 2H, 2012 Kielder Nest 2 male. Here’s a screengrab of … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged | 3 Comments

Developments on Nest 3

We left the overview of Nest 3 last Wednesday afternoon, with Nest 1A juvenile Ayle apparently the dominant youngster and at ease on the nest. Off the nest she was probably never in that position. However, we have no footage … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Final fledges

Footage retrieved from Nest 3 has revealed the final two Kielder juveniles have fledged. Archer fledged on 28 July between 08.00 BST and noon. She was 59 days old. The likeliest time for her departure from the nest is around … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Fascinating events on Nest 3

Downloading footage from Nest 3 today provided some truly amazing insights into juvenile osprey behaviour. There will be more about that tomorrow – and UV – but for now, here is Nest 3 male, Ancroft, taking off, almost certainly not … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Ancroft leads the way on Nest 3

The nestcam on Nest 3 records for 3 hours a day, more than previous years thanks to Forestry Commission Radio and Electronics Branch installing a new management system, but that is still only a glimpse into activity. Over the last … Continue reading

Posted in Nest 3, Osprey updates, UK | Tagged , | 2 Comments