This osprey nest platform is at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, New Jersey. The female on the nest is in a crouched and open-winged posture soliciting copulation. The male is approaching, ready to comply. Watch the video below to see what happens next.
I am a Collection Manager at the American Museum of Natural History, an author, and a photographer. I live in New York City. I recently published my first popular science book, Field Guide to Urban Wildlife, an illustrated collection of natural history essays about common animals. I update my blog, Urban Wildlife Guide, every Sunday.
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