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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Beryl
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Beryl

Upset about something !

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Beryl
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Beryl

Still 4 eggs !

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Beryl
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Beryl

I went back along the red line yesterday and no sign of eggs, there must be 5 now but I have been in and out but not seen them move, they must move, lol !

Beryl
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Beryl

Good morning, no not a Kestrel but an Osprey from Terrapin Cove. bigsmile

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Kathy S
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Kathy S

Hello Everyone! If anyone is interested — there is a brand new Osprey cam with great clarity. There are 2 babies and 1 unhatched egg. Mom and Dad were both on the nest during a feeding session and I got this screenshot silly

4k Osprey Nest Cam

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Beryl
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Beryl

Hi Kathy, thanks, I shall go have a look see. content

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Jenn

Beryl, thank you for the Loon Nest info below….I like it bigsmile Funny, I saw several posts below a few mins ago, I went to check out the loon cam and came back and only can see two posts hypnotize

Kathy S
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Kathy S

Hey Jenn – You need to scroll down and click on “Previous” on the the bottom left to see the other posts and then click on “Next” to get back here.

Beryl
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Beryl

Thanks !

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Beryl
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Beryl

Has anyone seen the eggs, I can’t get a look see !