Kestrel Nest Box - Wallingford, Oxfordshire

You are watching a live feed of a Kestrel nest box located in the United Kingdom. Since 2015 the CEH has followed Kestrel nesting via live webcams, offering a glimpse into the breeding behavior of these birds of prey. For more information about the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology(CEH) please visit www.ceh.ac.uk.

Hatch/Fledge Timeline:
2018
1st egg laid 05/12/18
2017
1st egg was laid on 22nd April then 5th and final egg on May 2nd. All five Kestrel chicks hatched by May 29th. All 5 chicks fledged by June 27th.
2016
1st egg laid 05/02 2nd egg laid 05/04 3rd egg laid 05/07 4th egg laid 05/09 5th egg laid 05/11. All 5 chicks hatched by 06/07. One chick did not survive. On June 28th 4 Kestrel chicks were banded to help us to monitor the population across the country –about 2000 Kestrel chicks are banded in Britain each year.
2015
Nesting occurred in late April to early May. 5 eggs were laid. All chicks hatched by 29 May. Unfortunately all chicks subsequently died before fledging.

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BerylKathy SicecreamArdyth ~ TucsonJenn Recent
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Jenn
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Good morning, we are leaving soon for our trip to Cedar Key love Probably won’t get back here until Saturday. Hope everyone has a sunny day today doubleheart

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Ardyth ~ Tucson
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Hi Jenn
Are you staying one or two nights?

Jenn
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One night, just tonight. That will go into hubby’s birthday tomorrow. It’s a celebration away for his 70th content

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I remember …Happy birthday to Denny.

Kathy S
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Hey Jenn! Have a wonderful trip bigsmile Happy 70th Birthday to Denny!!

icecream
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Hi Jenn…Enjoy your time out with your DH you deserve it. contentsmile

Beryl
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Hi Jenn, safe and fun trip, don’t forget pics ! bigsmile

Beryl
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I wonder if you will visit here !

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Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I best start cleaning. Have a great day.

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I hope Jenn has a nice day trip/over night.

Jenn
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Thank you Ardy, we are very much looking forward to it bigsmile

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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Morning
We had a wonderful supper last night of salmon, yams and bok choy and cherry tomatoes. Very healthy.

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icecream
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Hi Ardy ,Looks delicious as usual, you have star bigsmile cook on your hands for sure.lol

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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Hi Ice
I am very lucky i agree.

Beryl
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Hi Ardy, I have to say I would still be hungry after eating that, do you have a dessert ?

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I have frozen yogurt before bed…..lol

Jenn
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Looks so colorful, very appetizing !heart

Kathy S
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Hey Ardy! Looks yummy silly

Beryl
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Found another cam that lets me see another part of the States, I wish there were more like this I know earthcam do but they hide them for some reason best known to themselves, I find them by accident mostly and then spend days watching, lol ! Its Telluride, Colorado and its a beautiful place ! blowkiss I think if you went you would never leave !

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icecream
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Me to Beryl I come across all sorts of online cams but it is difficult to watch them all.lol

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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Good for you finding new cams.

icecream
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Morning Ardy, Ok finding new cams its just a problem on which ones to make favourite.lol

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I have enough eagles to watch so i try not to look into new ones.

Beryl
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I watch Eagles until they have young as I cannot stomach their eating habits I leave ! I haven’t found a way around this problem, its why I watch Osprey , I have no problem with dead fish, lol !

Ardyth ~ Tucson
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I guess it doesnt bother me to watch.

Jenn
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Good morning Beryl, happy you found another fun cam to watch! contentsmile

Kathy S
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Hey Beryl! Beautiful pic from Colorado sparkleheart

Beryl
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Hi Kathy, every place I visit i want to go, some fantastic places in the States ! bigsmile

Beryl
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Good morning, opened my eyes to sunshine which is better than any pill and looking out there is a blue sky, bit of a chilly breeze but I am not out there so I don’t mind ! cool bigsmile

icecream
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Brilliant sunshine Beryl but the North wind is hammering down my garden straight into my back door when I poke my head out. cool shocked

Beryl
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Sorry about that ice, you would think that I would have that living on the coast but we are mild today !