Wednesday, December 21, 2011

hidden cameras in the trees capture the moment of high drama in Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland

The only survivor of three newborn chicks for a few osprey recording took its first flight in principle to its nest in the water and the park Kielder Forest in Northumberland.

cameras hidden in the treetops

high to capture the dramatic moment of the bird of four months, has spread its wings and took a short flight.

Rangers believe that spring storms had killed the three girls. They were delighted to discover that the Osprey has survived a little. "It was very emotional," said June Banks, who manages the store of the Forestry Commission. "The young man was sitting on the edge of the nest and finally found the courage to make a leap in the dark ... Everything went smoothly and after a circuit around the nest arrived safely. "

a second nest records again this year during a second pair of birds hatched two girls in May. Kielder is the only place in England for over 170 years to have two families of nesting Ospreys.

The remaining chickens were folding its wings on the second edge of the nest. The development of the Osprey is a few weeks ago in previous years because the adults in the county came in late spring. They are now facing a race against time to learn to fish in the reservoir of Kielder is Northumbrian Water. In early September, which will be ready towards the south to avoid winter.


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