Timeline 2017

mid April – Blue 7A is photographed at Esthwaite Water, offspring of 2010 Kielder 
female Blue 35 who breeds at Foulshaw Moss
Nest 1A

26 March – YA returns at 13.23
29 March – Mrs YA is on the nest when streaming started at 10.00
10 April – first egg laid at 12.11
13 April – second egg laid, probably about 11.51
16 April – third egg probably laid before noon but three eggs first seen on 18 April
19 April – FOURTH egg seen, 2nd year in a row for the pair

Nest 2

31 March – 37 is on the nest when streaming started at 10.00
2 April – EB returns
16 April – first egg laid at 14.48
19 April – second egg seen at 10.22, probably laid earlier that morning
22 April – third egg laid pre-nestcam streaming

Nest 3

31 March – the female is seen on the nest
8 April – the male is seen on the nest
24 April – first egg laid between 15.00 and 18.00
27 April – second egg laid 14.08

Nest 4

8 April – the female landed at 11.55
9 April – Blue 69 lands with a fish at 10.07
21 April – first egg laid at 16.17
24 April – second egg laid at 12.21
27 April – third egg laid at 11.09