Osprey in New Jersey

Get up close and personal with osprey in New Jersey.

Even at a young age, osprey's have razor sharp vision.

The leg bands for tracking osprey do not hurt the birds at all.

This juvenile osprey may one day have a 6 foot wingspan!

These osprey chicks made the most of the breeze on a hot July day.

An osprey can rotate its outer toe (and talon!) to better grasp fish.

A juvenile osprey greets our leg-banding team.

The main defense for osprey babies while their parents are away is to stay still.

You can tell the order in which the babies hatched by how many feathers they have.

Osprey parents may circle around their nest calling to babies during the banding process.


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