Posts Tagged ‘osprey’

A bald eagle, similar to the one pictured here, snatched two baby ospreys from their nest last Friday.

See this eagle snatch these baby ospreys from their nest

By Michael Kennedy on June 30, 2015, at 10:44 a.m.
Viewers got to see a rare, and brutal, view of nature when a camera feed last week caught an eagle swooping in and snatching two baby osprey chicks from their Hog Island nest. The live video feed has been running on, where nature lovers can watch some of their …
A lesser yellowlegs at Cape Rosier.

Holbrook Island Sanctuary provides photo fodder

By Dave Small on Aug. 14, 2012, at 8:39 a.m.
Enough humidity already! I’m not really complaining … I’ve come to terms with heat and that nasty H-word. It’s so temporary and not worth losing time outside over. Such was the day when Deb and I hiked Holbrook Island Sanctuary. It was a great time with new explorations and a fantastic picnic lunch with …
A Virginia ctenuchid moth.

Critters, flowers abound for photographers

By Dave Small on July 10, 2012, at 10:16 a.m.
Deb and I usually visit Surry Gardens during early summer and culminate the trip with a visit to Newbury Neck for a walk and a picnic. The photos of the miniature horse, lupine, orange hawkweed, osprey, seal and the Virginia ctenuchid moth were taken on that outing. The hawkweed and moth are my …
A male osprey carries a twig to its nest on Googins Island in Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park in Freeport as its mate waits.

Osprey makes annual return to Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park

on March 29, 2012, at 10:27 a.m.
AUGUSTA | Like the swallows that return to San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and the buzzards that return to Hinckley, Ohio, the osprey have returned to Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport, according to park officials. A male osprey, or fish hawk, landed at Googins Island on Tuesday night, unpacked …