Introducing the Osprey Cam

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) recently introduced its “Osprey Cam,” where you can see a family of ospreys nesting in Masonville Cove.

Published May 06, 2015

The osprey is a fish-eating bird, often seen around the Chesapeake Bay. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, its population was in serious decline. But today, with the ban of the pesticide DDT and the help of artificial osprey nests, the population is thriving.
 
The stars of FWS’s new Osprey Cam recently laid their first egg. The hatchling is expected to arrive sometime in mid-May, so be sure to check back over the following weeks.

Previous Post

Featured Stories

Animal Rescue Update: Harbor Seal Admitted

Our Animal Rescue staff is currently caring for a male harbor seal nicknamed Phil.

Read the full story

May is Garden for Wildlife Month!

Celebrate the return of warm weather with some time out in your home or community garden!

Read the full story

Related Stories

West Indian Manatees Removed from Endangered Species List

Published May 18, 2017

It’s International Migratory Bird Day!

Published May 13, 2017