Two young ospreys were removed from their nest and euthanized so workers could replace a light in a Southern Maryland park

Two young ospreys were removed from their nest and euthanized so workers could replace a light in a Southern Maryland park

Two juvenile ospreys were taken from their nest on a light pole at a park in Calvert County, Md., and euthanized, causing a stir among local wildlife enthusiasts and birders. County officials said they followed all protocols and federal laws protecting birds in removing the young ospreys from the pole to replace a light fixture […]

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Chiffchaff

Chiffchaff

Yesterday saw me visit Maridalen and Nordre Øyeren. Maridalen was extremely quiet although the Black Redstart was still present and attracting a stream of admirers. At Nordre Øyeren the water level is a whole metre higher than normal for this time of the year but there is still shallow water and mud to find and […]

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POLL: Should the Osprey be removed from Florida’s endangered list?

POLL: Should the Osprey be removed from Florida’s endangered list?

Florida wildlife officials have removed the Keys’ population of ospreys from the state’s list of Species of Special Concern after finding statewide numbers are up. Some had wanted the Keys’ birds listed as their own distinct population. The Florida Keys’ ospreys, the fierce fish hawks whose massive nests dot utility poles, channel markers and nesting […]

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