Osprey: August Update

There was plenty of furor this spring over the Fresh Market ospreys’ nest.

Right now, all seems good.

The nest looked healthy yesterday. Mama was at her perch. Papa was probably at the beach, looking for food.

And Patricia McMahon was there, to take this dramatic photo.

(Photo/Patricia McMahon)

6 responses to “Osprey: August Update

  1. Where do the babies go???
    Where are their new nests??

    • The parents migrate out in August. They might be gone already. The babies will follow them soon. It’s another of Mother Nature’s amazing things that the youngsters will know when and where to go.

  2. Jo Ann Davidson

    Most Conn ospreys have started south to their winter homes in Florida and central America. A few juveniles may still be around, Ospreys will migrate north next spring and look for their same nests.

  3. GREAT PHOTO – SHOULD BE FRAMED. BIRD-DOM IS FASCINATING

  4. I was there just a few days ago. I noticed one bird sitting alertly in the nest. A few minutes later, I heard the Osprey’s distinctive “cheep” plus and saw two adults flying in with food. If all is on target for them, perhaps it was a “goody bag” from adoring and beleaguered Parents.

  5. Oh … this makes me tear up a bit, in a good way.

    Luv!!!

    Thanks for the post/updates!

Commenters MUST fill out their real full names, and provide their real email addresses!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s