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Virginia Aquarium crews check on local osprey population

Virginia Aquarium crews check on local osprey population Source: Wavy 10 News


Let the 2013 OspreyWatch Season Begin! Read more »

Let the 2013 OspreyWatch Season Begin!

In 2012, The Center for Conservation Biology launched Project OspreyWatch, a project created to engage a global community to collect data on breeding osprey. Linked by an interest in osprey and a concern for the health of the aquatic environments on which they rely, this…


Unflappable Raptor Puts Cellphone Carriers on Hold Read more »

Unflappable Raptor Puts Cellphone Carriers on Hold

Osprey are nesting with greater frequency on cell towers and causing quite  a stir in the business community.  Wall Street Journal has taken note of the issue in a recent article: Unflappable Raptor Puts Cellphone Carriers on Hold 


Osprey banding season begins on James River Read more »

Osprey banding season begins on James River

Since returning to breed in late March the osprey population along the upper James River has produced a large crop of chicks.  Broods have now reached the ideal banding window between 4 and 7 weeks of age.  Beginning this week Bryan Watts, Marian Watts, and…