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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.

Gray Owl mom lets us peek at her eggs. Snapshot by Patty Mougey

All About Owls with Expert Denver Holt, Live Tuesday!

Founder and President of Owl Research Institute and host of explore’s new Great Gray Owl Cam and fan favorite Great Horned Owl Cam Denver Holt will join us Tuesday, May 2nd at 5pm ET / 2pm PT on the Great Gray Owl Cam. It’s your chance to learn about the new cam and any other

Seal Island Supervisor Isabel Brofsky

Meet Project Puffin’s Seal Island Team!

By Keenan Yakola, Project Puffin’s Supervisor on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge The resident seabirds have just started to settle in to prepare for another nesting season on Seal Island NWR! Terns are performing in-flight courtship displays while puffins are head tossing and calling loudly from the waters nearby. With the live cams back up

Puffins billing | Photo by Keenan Yakola

Puffins – and now Cormorants – are live on explore!

Summer’s right around the corner, and with it come the puffins! The colorful-billed seabirds have begun their annual return to the Gulf of Maine’s Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge to settle in for the nesting season, and now you can watch it all live on explore!

Falcon mom Michelle feeds her chicks

Peregrine falcons are new on explore!

Continuing our wonderful partnership with Raptor Resource Project of Decorah Eagle North Nest fame, the Great Spirit Bluff Peregrine Falcon Cam is new on explore!

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