Kielder osprey takes first flight


An osprey chick has taken its first flight from its nest in Northumberland.

Visitors at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre watched the flight live with footage from a camera near the nest.

The chick is the only survivor of three eggs laid after stormy weather in May. There is another nest in Kielder with two chicks.

It is the only place in England for more than 170 years to have two breeding families of the birds, the Forestry Commission said.

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