The Hog Island Osprey Nest and its viewers were shocked on Friday when an eagle took both young osprey chicks from their nest in the afternoon hours. Project Puffin Director Dr. Steve Kress provides his insight and gives context on why the eagle attack may have occurred, including a first hand account from staff on
Charlie’s Words on the Osprey Chicks
The Hog Island Osprey Nest and its viewers are saddened today as what appeared to be an eagle took both young osprey chicks from their nest in the afternoon hours Friday. Explore founder Charlie Annenberg reflects on a nest that feels so much emptier tonight.
Osprey Expert Paul Spitzer on Nestlings
Osprey expert Dr. Paul Spitzer recently stopped by to talk mating, egg incubating, and hatching in a live chat that was fun and engaging. Now that the eggs have hatched on the Osprey Cam, he’s shared with us an essay on the little nestlings.
The Osprey Nest Welcomes a Second Chick
It’s been a riveting and wonderful day on the Hog Island Osprey Nest – Rachel and Steve’s second egg has hatched!
Osprey Live Chat Highlight with Expert Paul Spitzer
We recently celebrated the hatching of Hog Island Osprey Rachel’s first chick with a live chat from raptor expert Dr. Paul Spitzer. If you missed the chat, or would like to listen again, we have it right here in full!