The Bassenthwaite ospreys have provided many of the raptor headlines from Cumbria during the last few years but that situation might change in the near future with the release of red kites in Grizedale forest. When the kites begin to breed they will, no doubt, generate a huge amount of publicity for the people [...]
Site 2 now has 2 healthy chicks and 1 unhatched egg – chicks very healthy, and approx 10 – 14 days old.
Site 6 – it was assumed that all 3 eggs had been “tampered” with. However, on inspection today one chick was found just hatched (within last the 12 hours) and the other [...]
Private Estates Nest 3
Visiting any private estate in the Forest of Bowland to examine Peregrine nests usually leads to a very disappointing and sad experience. Nests that had been located earlier in the spring containing complete clutches of eggs are, when revisited, found to contain a single chick, dead embryos or eggs which [...]