Osprey Nest Cam 2017: Season Five
We have three hatchlings! The first chick hatched on April 28, the second hatched a couple of days later and the third came along a few days after that.
The best time to see these little ones is during a feeding when their heads pop up to wiggle about for food. They've already grown quite a bit and will be adult sized in a little more than a month (end of June). In order to fuel this growth, Josie and Elbert will be extremely busy parents. Be sure to stay tuned in and you'll likely catch a feeding!
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