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  • 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.
Osprey in New Jersey
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