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Nest update

A mass exodus of juveniles took place at Kielder over a couple of days at the end of last week. The first to leave was probably Nest 3’s young male Ancroft, who wasn’t seen after 19.00 on 29 August. Although … Continue reading

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Staying at home

Since last Friday’s post, only one osprey is known to have departed Kielder. The weather – fairly damp over the weekend – is probably partly to blame. It looked likely that Amble from Nest 1A, the eldest of the 2017 … Continue reading

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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