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Rachel feeds her chicks hours before the owl attack. Snapshot by GAngel

Hog Island Osprey Chick Lost to Owl Predation

In sad news from Audubon’s Hog Island Osprey Nest, one of Rachel and Steve’s chicks was taken from the nest last night by a Great Horned Owl. The owl snuck in little after 1am ET, snatching the sleeping chick as osprey mom Rachel tried to defend her home with wings, talons, and warning calls.

Boathouse Osprey_Andy and Jocelyn

Boathouse Osprey Named!

Wow, we got so many great submissions! It was quite difficult to narrow down but we managed to pick a name! Drumroll, please… Doug and Dottie aka Mr. and Mrs. Doug Boathouse!  These names were chosen from two different users, 2pointers and CamOp_Bandit! We loved the name Dottie and thought it would also be appropriate

Snapshot by Swallowtail

Osprey Naming Contest!

If you have been tuning into the Audubon Osprey Boat House cam, then you have probably seen a sweet osprey couple lay their first egg! This osprey couple is new to the area and nest and therefore are unnamed by us viewers. We, along with Audubon Society, would love to hear your nominations (or rather

Spoonbill_YT

Spoonbills Live Chat!

Have you been watching our new spoonbills camera? Have you ever wondered why spoonbills are pink or why they hang out near alligators?Well, then you will be excited to hear that we are hosting a live chat with Audubon’s Jerry Lorenz on Thursday, April 6th at 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST!  Since 1989, Lorenz has led

Project Puffin Founder Dr. Stephen Kress

Dr. Steve Kress Chats Maine Ospreys and Puffins Live!

Get the expert’s take on Maine osprey and puffin seasons as Project Puffin founder and director Dr. Stephen Kress joins us for a live chat on the Audubon Osprey Nest Tuesday, August 9th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET!

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