Timeline 2019

Timeline data for 2019 will be posted here as the Ospreys return and the season progresses.

27 February: Nest 2 female White EB seen at Somone Lagoon, Senegal
4 April: Nest 2 2012 Blue 2H intruded at Esthwaite Water
6 April: UV intruded at Nest 1A
20 April: Nest 2 2017 female 7L/Aln began her first Spring migration
21 April: Nest 2 2012 male Blue 2H landed on his incubating stepmum!
15 May: Nest 2 2016 female Blue Y6 intruded at Loch of the Lowes
21 May: 7L/Aln reached England
22 June: 7L/Aln returned to Normandy

Nest 1A
31 March: Mrs YA seen on camera at 10.54, YA landed with a fish at 12.55
14 April: first egg laid at 16.30
17 April: second egg laid at 16.32
20 April: third egg laid at 12.41
23 April: FOURTH egg laid at 14.39
24 May: chick 1 hatched between 15.12 and 15.21
25 May: chick 2 hatched at about 09.40
26 May: chick 3 hatched at 16.41
29 May: chick 4 hatched at 11.21
12 June: chick 4 died

Nest 2
1 April: both 37 and EB had arrived before dawn
17 April: first egg laid before 10.00
4 May: three eggs visible after a branch was dislodged
24 May: chick 1 hatched, time unknown
26 May: 2nd chick hatched by 07.00

Nest 3
2 April: the 2018 male arrived
7 April: the female arrived in the afternoon by 16.00
23 April: first egg seen, probably laid on 22 April
26 April: second egg seen, probably laid on 25 April
28 April: third egg laid at 13.45
29 May: chick 1 hatched at 18.58
31 May: chick 2 hatched before 07.00

Nest 4
7 April: Mrs 69 had arrived before 12.45, possibly on 6 April
8 April: 69 first seen, possibly arrived pm on 7 April
19 April: first egg seen, probably laid late 16 to early 17 April
20 April: second egg seen
23 April: third egg seen
28 May: two chicks seen, one at least probably hatched on 27 May
29 May: third chick seen, possibly hatched earlier in the day
15 June: chick 3 died during bad weather 9-14 June

Nest 5/5A
The 2018 pair Blue CN2 and Blue FF1 returned and have relocated to a platform, named Nest 5A
2 May: incubation observed, first egg laid pm 29 April or later
7 June: behaviour indicated a hatch between late afternoon 6 June and early morning 7 June
22 June: two chicks seen, during a feed

Nest 6
11 April: the 2018 unringed female arrived
19 April: Blue W6 arrived ‘home’ with a fish for the female
2 May: the first ever egg was seen, could have been laid late on 1 May
5 May: egg 2 laid at 11.13
8 May: egg 3 probably laid late morning or early afternoon
11 June: chick 1 seen after streaming began at 08.00
11 June: chick 2 hatched about 13.16
12 June: only one survived the night, remaining chick called chick 1
14 June: egg 3 hatched sometime after 15.48, chick called chick 2
18 June: the 2 chicks died in an accident

 

To assist with summarising the history of Ospreys at Kielder we have produced a series of pdf documents that you can download:

Kielder osprey nest summaries to 2018 page 1

Kielder Osprey Nest Summaries Page 2

Kielder Osprey Intruder Data 2018

Kielder Osprey Intruder Data 2017

Kielder Osprey Intruder Data 2016

Kielder Osprey Intruder Data 2015

Kielder Osprey Intruder Data 2014

For more detailed timeline summaries for previous seasons see ‘Timelines 2008-2018’