Osprey Success Story

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Osprey Success Story
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This is the third year this couple has nested at the Marine Nature Study Area in Oceanside, NY. The first year the young male never quire figured out mating. Last year they had 3 eggs in the nest when it was attacked by another mail who destroyed the eggs trying to scare off the young male to have his mate. This year they had 3 eggs and two are now healthy osprey chicks.

-1 The two chicks in the nest with mom

-2 Dad with fish

-3 The chicks watch as dad arrives with there meal

-4 Dad dropping the fish in the nest

-5 Dad looks me as if asking for applause. He used to be a klutz and I've shown photos of him crash landing

-6 Dad departs

-7 He did not go far landing on a purch just above the nest

-8 Mom feeding one of the chicks

-9 View of the nest, dad on high pearch, mom feeding chick and many people watching on the Internet via the camera shown.

Comments and suggestions welcome,

Morris

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