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August 8, 2020: Camera is now back online after the storm!

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Belle’s Journey

Written by Dr. Rob Bierregaard & Illustrated by Kate Garchinsky

Take flight with Belle, an osprey born on Martha’s Vineyard as she learns to fly and migrates for the first time to Brazil and back–a journey of more than 8,000 miles.

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IMPORTANT: Messages from osprey experts

Rob Bierregaard July 1, 2015 at 7:24 am
I haven’t seen the little guy yet this morning, but I would be very surprised if he survived the night. That sure was tough to watch yesterday, but that whole process is as much a part of the essence of being an Osprey as is eating a fish. It’s part of the life of Ospreys that was rarely seen before we started putting cameras in nests. As hard as it is, we should not label the behavior as mean or cruel. Being mean or cruel implies that there is intent to do harm just for harm’s sake. Those young were responding to a set of stimuli (very little food being delivered to the nest and the presence of a very small young) in a way that evolution has hard-wired into them. It helps ensure their survival. Nature is not cruel. It is harsh, unforgiving, and often random (had the little guy been born 1st, he would have been just as aggressive as was his sibling), but not cruel or mean.

4818eecc88292926c58414a82c884c71Paul Henry ospreyzone July 1, 2015 at 8:17 am
Thanks Rob for bringing your knowledge and experience to help us all gain perspective here. We are all saddened by the events that unfolded before our eyes and it’s only natural for all of us to feel and express our emotions appropriately. There have been many issues pertaining to intervention which have been discussed amongst us all. There is no doubt in my mind that the right decision was made, to let nature take it’s course. By the way, that doesn’t equate to heartless, on the contrary, nobody feels worse about this then the apparent decision makers. I say apparent, because when all was said and done, and all the issues were properly weighed, there really weren’t any other options. It was clearly pointed out, by experts, that intervening at this stage could have spooked the whole nest to the point of losing all the young. If the little one was saved, and nursed back to health, what kind of a life would it have had, perhaps caged up in a zoo. I remember when I was younger I saw a golden eagle in captivity, caged behind a wire mesh. I could practically see it’s tears. As far as placing the little one in another nest, such a low probability of success would never have justified the possibility of spooking the nest. There’s a piece of me, however heavy hearted, that believes that perhaps it is better to be born free and die free. We mourn for the little one as we marvel at the wonders of nature.

Reprinted with the permission of John W. Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Hello Paul,

Thanks for your query, and you have my admiration for persevering. We know very well how tough your job is, including dealing with an anxious public.

Our policy with our Bird Cams project is essentially “just say no” to pleas for interference. The behavior you are witnessing – while seemingly cruel and heartless to us – is natural for many kinds of birds, especially those that feed on variable, unpredictable food supplies. The little nestling does have a chance to survive, but if it does not then that result was “meant to be” by the nature of Osprey breeding strategy. The wonderful things about these nest cameras also sometimes yield the difficult things for us to watch. As you might know, we actually post a “siblicide alert” on some of our cams where we suspect the possibility exists.

I’m copying your note to Charles Eldermire, project leader for our Bird Cams. He may have some additional comments, and he would be the one to ask if we might be able to use your stored files for biological analysis.

Best wishes, and good luck,

John W. Fitzpatrick

Director, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

In addition, Charles Eldermire, Bird Cams Project Leader, Cornell Lab of Ornithology Writes:

It’s also important to acknowledge that intervening can also cause problems of its own—depending on the ages of the birds in the nest, disturbing them can trigger an early fledge. We have restricted the scenarios in which we would even consider intervening to injuries or dangers that are explicitly human-derived. For example, 3 or 4 years ago we were alerted by viewers that one of the osprey chicks at the Hellgate Osprey nest was entangled in monofilament line. We consulted with our partners there (wildlife biologists, raptor researchers, raptor rehabbers) to determine if the monofilament was an issue, and if intervening was both likely to solve the issue AND not have bad effects on the other nestlings. In the end, a quick trip to the nest was scheduled via a bucket truck, the monofilament was removed, and the nestlings all eventually fledged. In that case, all of the permits were already in hand to be studying the ospreys, and we had already discussed how to approach issues in the nest.

Good luck to the young one—hope it all turns out well.

charles.

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Charles Eldermire
Bird Cams Project Leader
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Paul,

I’ve been to your site—great cam! And I noticed the runt in the nest. This is just normal Osprey reproduction. It happens all the time and you should not intervene. It’s tough to watch, but it’s how nature works. Ospreys almost always lay 3 eggs and on average fledge between 1 and 1.5 young each year. They stagger the hatch so there is a spread of ages in the young. That way, if food is short, the first-hatched (and therefore largest) will get enough food to survive while the smaller nest mates do not. If all three young were the same size and there was only enough food for 1 young, none of the young would get enough food and they would all die. If there’s lots of food, the smallest will eventually get fed and can survive. These nest cams can show some gut-wrenching scenes. The most infamous perhaps was one of the very first Osprey cams (on Long Island somewhere), where the smallest young died. One of the adults carried it out of the nest and after several minutes flew back into the nest and fed it to the other young. Waste-not-want-not at its goriest. At Hog Island up in Maine just last week a Bald Eagle came in and took the young out of the nest. Last year at another nest, cameras documented a Great-horned Owl taking young Ospreys out of a nest in NJ or MD. All of these things have been going on for millions of years and Ospreys are doing fine.

Rob Bierregaard
Academy of Natural Sciences
Drexel University
http://www.ospreytrax.com

    45,435 Comments

    1. CarolV August 30, 2020 at 9:21 pm - Reply

      There he is!!!! Just after 7pm. Must have had a busy day elsewhere.
      He came in, straightened up a bit then relaxed till just after 8pm…

    2. Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:39 pm - Reply

      Trinity
      Love your comment about Mr. Right being across the harbor!…cute!

      • Admin Mary Anne August 30, 2020 at 2:23 pm - Reply

        Isabella, my husband called me earlier today from his brother’s boat in Patchogue, at the harbor. They were watching a fight between 2 adult bald eagles and an osprey! One of the eagles landed on the osprey’s nest, high above on a cell tower, and the osprey went after the eagle. It went on for several mins, the osprey would not let up. The osprey managed to chase them off!

        • nfc August 30, 2020 at 2:33 pm - Reply

          Mary Anne— that must have been so interesting to see. The life of all wild animals is tough. They have to fight to survive. Thanks for sharing the story.

        • Trinity August 30, 2020 at 3:17 pm - Reply

          Wow ! Getting to watch a bird battle in person must be amazing !

        • Nancy Heisner August 30, 2020 at 4:07 pm - Reply

          Hi! My name is Nancy Heisner, and I live on Goose Creek in Southold. I’ve been following you all with great joy since the beginning of the season – what a wonderful distraction from all that’s going on in the world at this time!!

          I have a question which I’m hoping you might be able to answer… I have a non-working pole lamp (about 15’ tall) in my back yard down by the water, and I would so love to somehow extend it with a platform for a nest!! Do you think this would be possible, or am I ridiculous to even consider such a thing?? Am attaching a photo.

          • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 9:30 pm - Reply

            As interesting as that sounds, I would suggest you look in to this further. Have you been near any of the existing nests? I would imagine you need something really sturdy, as I think these nests get heavy…. and messy around them.
            But I’m not the one to advise you….. good luck!

            • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 9:34 pm

              And don’t forget us in the spring !!! Maybe we’ll have less drama and more success!

          • Admin Mary Anne August 30, 2020 at 9:30 pm - Reply

            Nancy, is that pole sunk deep into the ground? How sturdy is it? I don’t think that would be able to bear the weight of an osprey platform and nest before it tipped over, but I cannot really tell from the photo. Their nests become quite heavy. The posts should be able to support 300 lbs and more, you need a very sturdy post. There are instructions for making them on some of these web sites. Good luck! https://www.google.com/search?q=constructing+an+osprey+platform&source=lmns&client=firefox-b-1-d&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjH_7OWpMTrAhXGG98KHS6_CUgQ_AUoAHoECAEQAA

            • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 9:35 pm

              Knew you’d come thru for her!… HAGN

          • Isabella August 31, 2020 at 12:49 am - Reply

            Hi Nancy,…as much as I enjoy and admire the osprey…wouldn’t want them in my yard.
            As they say …a picture is worth a thousand words

            • Isabella August 31, 2020 at 12:54 am

              The “gift” they leave…..plus fish litter that will attract flies…other creepy crawlers….possibly 🐀 s

            • CarolV August 31, 2020 at 4:15 pm

              That top nest in your examples just boggles the mind! I wonder how many fledglings emerged from that ; how many years that’s been in place!

        • Isabella August 31, 2020 at 12:42 am - Reply

          Good for the osprey!….those big bald eagle bullies!…..didn’t know we had them so close….will have to go check it out

          • Admin Mary Anne August 31, 2020 at 7:46 am - Reply

            The BE population has been steadily increasing on Long Island over the last 15 yrs. I saw one in Yaphank last year, an immature bald eagle at the Upper Lake. It flew right towards us from across the lake. Quite something to see, but I was wishing it had been an osprey!

          • nfc August 31, 2020 at 11:09 am - Reply

            Isabella– there is a pair of eagles in Centerport by the Mill Pond Bridge. This is there third year. They have had 7 offspring. I have visited them a few times. The best time is in the summer when the eaglets fledge. Two of three this year have dispersed. The other one is still around. the fledglings have been able to catch fish almost immediately after fledging because the fish practically jump out of the water. It is on the north shore of LI.

            • Admin Mary Anne August 31, 2020 at 11:37 am

              There is a Facebook page for them called Bald Eagles of Centerport, NY. There are many photographers who post fantastic photos of that eagle family in the group for those who are interested.

            • Isabella August 31, 2020 at 4:23 pm

              Thx Mary Anne…have been to Centerport….and you need a super zoom lens to see them well…..this season my sister saw one carrying a squirrel …I should have said close to where I live

    3. Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:18 pm - Reply

      Just because I like the wings…..

      • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 2:10 pm - Reply

        Never turn down a wing shot! Nice…

    4. CarolV August 30, 2020 at 12:06 pm - Reply

      Sunday morning…… a beautiful day, mid 70s with a taste of Fall already

      George was in early and stayed about 10 mins. He called a few times and left. It’s noon now and I haven’t seen him in again.

      • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 12:10 pm - Reply

        Fairy globes with the sunrise…..

        • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 12:13 pm - Reply

          A great day to be on the bay!

          Passing clouds, making for an interesting ski, will clear out for the afternoon.

          • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:28 pm - Reply

            Yes a great day to be on the bay!……do you mean water skiing?….lol
            Looks like sailboat race in place

        • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:20 pm - Reply

          Love the fairies 🧚‍♂️!

      • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:20 pm - Reply

        First pic looks like an oil painting!

    5. CarolV August 30, 2020 at 12:01 pm - Reply

      FULL MOON- HARVEST MOON or Hunter’s Moon…..OCTOBER 1, 2020
      ……….. September is more often the Harvest Moon. but not this year…

      There will be a second Full Moon on October 31, 2020…….. BLUE MOON……… and just for Halloween.

      • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:21 pm - Reply

        Thx for the info!

    6. Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:03 am - Reply

      Well…would you look at that!!…..barnegat triplets practice synchronized watching!

      • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:06 am - Reply

        Same tree…same osprey?….arboretum

        • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:10 am - Reply

          Fish head fish head 🎼…..does anyone else see a fish head?

          • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 10:58 am - Reply

            Isabella…. I see your fish head and raise you a chomping T-rex {;^))

            • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:23 pm

              Love when others see different things….my husband said 👢 s

      • nfc August 30, 2020 at 7:29 am - Reply

        Isabella— a great capture with all three looking the same way. Interesting how the birds watch what is around them as they imprint the area and look for incoming food.

        • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 9:36 am - Reply

          Thank you nfc! 🙂…….if anyone notices time….pics aren’t in order…..they looked left then right…..since I have to capture them live….was thrilled to get the pics!….never saw what they were tracking……I think these three are exceptional beautiful…more importantly seem healthy and happy!

    7. CarolV August 29, 2020 at 8:15 pm - Reply

      George got tired of getting flicked by that vicious grass!
      He went over later for some chomp&stomp but don’t think he tamed it…..

      Moon peeking thru as the clouds start to break….. Clearing skies will show plenty of moonlight…

      • CarolV August 29, 2020 at 8:19 pm - Reply

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      • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:21 am - Reply

        Pretty skies…like the way the sun is setting on George….

    8. CarolV August 29, 2020 at 8:08 pm - Reply

      Wouldn’t want those raindrops falling on my head!!!!
      Somebody’s home…..

      • CarolV August 29, 2020 at 8:24 pm - Reply

        George makes a deposit in the nest bank……

      • Isabella August 30, 2020 at 1:15 am - Reply

        Gray skies with some osprey poop precipitation!

        • CarolV August 30, 2020 at 11:01 am - Reply

          Maybe I should send it to the weather channel!!!

    9. CarolV August 29, 2020 at 11:12 am - Reply

      George is sitting in the nest, swaying with it as the wind picks up. T-storms predicted after noon and in to the evening….
      I’m glad Jane is still here…. weather is so unsettled I’d hate for her to be traveling…..

    10. CarolV August 29, 2020 at 9:28 am - Reply

      George brings a fish @07:23…… the usual waiting and calling….

      He went out and is back…… that’s a big fish. Looks like he’s snacking on it.

      • CarolV August 29, 2020 at 10:44 am - Reply

        George was patient and his wait paid off….. look who’s here!

        Jane took the fish and went right, She kept fluffing out and shaking, as if she was irritated with her feathers. Those buggies biting? Eventually, she took off.

      • winnie August 29, 2020 at 11:18 am - Reply

        Looks like the nests are”rocking & rolling” today Barnegut also! Feathers being ruffled for sure-I am savoring every moment we have left with these beautiful creatures-Godspeed to them all !

    11. CarolV August 29, 2020 at 9:15 am - Reply

      Saturday morning….. overcast…. rain last night; possibility of rain today….

      The fish left last night is there, with George almost landing on it…. takes to go. In and out a couple of times, with fish till it disappears

    12. CarolV August 28, 2020 at 8:13 pm - Reply

      @19:15…. George brought a fish…..

      • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 8:17 pm - Reply

        George left the fish to the side as he checked all around…
        Someone landed on the perch….. it shook….. but never made it in.
        When G left, fishy stayed…

    13. CarolV August 28, 2020 at 7:36 pm - Reply

      During the afternoon, George was in more than he was out…… Did a lot of gazing…..

      • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 7:40 pm - Reply

        Of course, can’t have a day without a stick……..

        • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 7:47 pm - Reply

          Now he’s motivated…… a couple more sticks and a couple of clumps…. although the second clump was teeny…..then back to gazing…..

          • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 7:52 pm - Reply

            4&20 blackbirds…. or so…

            The cleaning crew stopped by…. there were several others flitting by…
            Then one guy stopped to show off his seed and they all followed him out…..

    14. CarolV August 28, 2020 at 10:10 am - Reply

      Friday…. a sparkly day after some VERY loud t-storms last night. By me, there were several sessions of rumbling and banging….. and plenty of much needed rain.

      Early light sometimes makes blurry pics but I think cam focus may be off at times. Doesn’t seem as sharp as it can be. But it’s still rolling….
      George was in early
      Not sure who landed behind him…. couldn’t see any bib. The mystery bird didn’t stay long, because Jane was coming in.
      She chatted a minute before heading up…..both left.

      • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 10:14 am - Reply

        George is in @07:55….. No Jane; he looked and waited then took off….

        • CarolV August 28, 2020 at 10:19 am - Reply

          George returns; with Jane on his tail….. grab&go….

    15. CarolV August 27, 2020 at 5:23 pm - Reply

      @16;19, George brought a chunk of fish….. of course, no Jane and he took off…..
      Jane came in and let the world know she was hungry…… you knew George was coming as Jane danced for her fish….

      • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm - Reply

        And here’s the object of her affection…. accompanied by George….

        I thought she was going to stay, when she looked settled on the right.

        • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 5:34 pm - Reply

          Suddenly, it sounded like pebbles hitting the camera housing and it looked like hail! The sky opened up.

          George took off like a shot…. I thought I saw a flick of a wing on the right.
          It was hard getting a good pic showing the hail. That fourth pic has a small white square in the nest… light just caught one right.

          • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 5:39 pm - Reply

            As the hail pounded in, you could see the cloud moving in from north to south…. watched it creep over the bay ……. you can see the creeping gray on the water….

    16. CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:03 pm - Reply

      Took advantage of the revised page system (TY again, Aidan!) that allows us to look back in time…………. The first 100 + pages are comments and photos are introduced.
      I happened to pick a section that covered the passing of PeeWee. I was again shocked at the comments of people who should not be watching reality nature sites.

      I skipped ahead and hit the spot in 2016 when the youngest was being pecked bald by the older 2 sibs. I had forgotten about that! That kid was tough and a real survivor!
      Sharing a part of the page that was an early post ……

      • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:06 pm - Reply

        Enlarged the photo…. It was before the chicks were named officially…. that’s Rocky and her bald spot… I called her Trey (#3) temporarily.

      • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:07 pm - Reply

        This was an excerpt of pg. 110

    17. CarolV August 27, 2020 at 2:54 pm - Reply

      George comes in through the haze……
      He was in and out…. just checking…

      • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:12 pm - Reply

        Jane came in…. Happy to see you, Missy! It’s her turn to watch the domain for a while.

        • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:16 pm - Reply

          George was in and peacefully preening…… a little alarming and what is probably Jane came swooping off the perch………. a little game of….duck, duck, George….as she went right over him..

          • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 4:18 pm - Reply

            George is back to pose…. stayed away till later afternoon……. Haven’t seen Jane back either..

    18. CarolV August 26, 2020 at 9:03 pm - Reply

      George had a full afternoon……

      Had some yelling to do….

      • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 9:05 pm - Reply

        Brought in a tree….

        • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 9:11 pm - Reply

          Boat watching…………
          ……………………..Garbage delivery………
          ………………………………….Staring…. something really caught his attention… he went back to it several time…..
          ………………………………………..Boat coming in…..

          • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 9:15 pm - Reply

            People obviously out and about, leaving their presents for animals…. George has his plastic nicely spread…….. but the wind was on our side. Think it’s dangling off the far side, so it may sneak back……

        • Trinity August 27, 2020 at 7:17 am - Reply

          The tree series is great !

          • CarolV August 27, 2020 at 5:16 pm - Reply

            TY! I love watching him at work!

    19. CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:51 pm - Reply

      Jane has been on the perch for a good while…. you could just catch a shadow movement now and then,@15:47… George brings a fish….

      • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:55 pm - Reply

        Jane comes down for her fish…… she didn’t fly out but moved to the right….. she wound up back on the perch…

        George fell asleep keeping her company

    20. CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:47 pm - Reply

      Just noticed the new arrangement for previous pages!!!!!! Thank you , Aidan……… There have been more than a few times I wanted to check back,,,, much more accessible now!

    21. CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:39 pm - Reply

      Wednesday morning…. a beautiful day! Cooled off and feels great!

      GM, George….. Hi, Jane!

      • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:44 pm - Reply

        As usual with George, it’s all about the sticks….. mostly rearranging but he did get a new one…

      • Trinity August 27, 2020 at 7:19 am - Reply

        Late summer mornings with that crisp air , love it 😀

    22. Isabella August 26, 2020 at 3:12 pm - Reply

      Big fish!….decided to eat it on the boat

      • Isabella August 26, 2020 at 3:16 pm - Reply

        Gull waits for a opportunity……chick waits for delivery!

        • Isabella August 26, 2020 at 3:19 pm - Reply

          Mr & Mrs saying goodbye?

          • Isabella August 26, 2020 at 3:23 pm - Reply

            Hard to watch!….hope dad is ok!
            I would tell chick to get her own fish !!

            • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 9:21 pm

              WOW! The fledglings this year are out of control!!!!! Saw a couple other incidents….. If I were dad, I’d just fly over and drop it!

            • Trinity August 27, 2020 at 7:20 am

              Somebody needs an Attitude Adjustment !

          • Admin Mary Anne August 26, 2020 at 4:50 pm - Reply

            The female has not been seen since yesterday. She may have left to fatten up for migration.

    23. nfc August 26, 2020 at 1:58 pm - Reply

      Isabella and osprey zone chatters. I went to the Bayard Arboretum today. We saw the nest near the farm and walked to the river. At first there weren’t any ospreys. After a few minutes several came near us. One had a fish in his talons. The others were trying to catch a fish. They were very quiet not the boisterous voices we hear at this nest. I could recognize their brief calls. It was a beautiful day to visit the arboretum. There were a lot of trees and branches down that the workers were cleaning up. A big tree trunk fell into the water while we were sitting on a bench. It scared the swan that was right near the tree. It swam away unharmed.

      • Isabella August 26, 2020 at 3:07 pm - Reply

        So glad you got to go!…beautiful day!…..they have quieted down a bit…still usually hear them before seeing….I try to go 3 to 4 times a week for a walk…I’m going to miss them!🙁

        • nfc August 27, 2020 at 4:53 am - Reply

          Isabella— The arboretum is quite relaxing and beautiful. I would walk there often if I lived close by. You are lucky that you go as often as you do. I might make it a place to go to relax, walk, and just enjoy the day. It is around a half hour from my house. Not too far to go now that I know about it. I love that as chatters we can share places and ideas.

      • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm - Reply

        It was a beautiful day…. on a cooler side and a gentle breeze!

      • Trinity August 27, 2020 at 7:23 am - Reply

        Bayard is a beautiful and serene atmosphere , your description was so lovely and relaxing to read . 🌱

        • nfc August 28, 2020 at 4:50 am - Reply

          Trinity–thanks for your comment. It was a wonderful experience and a beautiful place to experience it..

    24. Isabella August 25, 2020 at 11:16 pm - Reply

      Light show

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 11:26 pm - Reply

        ⚡️🚤🎇

        • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 11:33 pm - Reply

          Girls slumber party ……..sharing grooming tips and telling fish stories

          • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 11:39 pm - Reply

            Look Mom!!……..talonted osprey!

          • Trinity August 27, 2020 at 7:27 am - Reply

            “ I like to preen and fluff before leaving the nest , Mr. Right could be across the harbor “ 🦅 🎀

      • CarolV August 26, 2020 at 5:31 pm - Reply

        That boat was out for a while, ….

    25. CarolV August 25, 2020 at 10:01 pm - Reply

      I was watching the lightning storm as it moved when suddenly, a ghost bird appeared! Took me by surprise!
      George was coming back…….. there’s a boat on the bay that was moving its light…. maybe it caught G , Really startling!

      • Isabella August 26, 2020 at 2:58 pm - Reply

        Wow!…that happened just after I stopped watching!…so cool!… I recently watched a paranormal show….seeing that would have been a little freaky!

    26. CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:03 pm - Reply

      George played games with Jane.
      He brought a fish @10:53. And played keep away from Jane.
      Mantled on the right so she couldn’t get around him; then shuffled to the left and still wouldn’t give it up…….. he took off.

      • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:06 pm - Reply

        He kept her waiting about 1/2 an hour but brought it back to her…..

        • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:10 pm - Reply

          George was in @18:51 with a fish……. Jane didn’t appear and G took off, presumably to eat this fish….

          • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:15 pm - Reply

            Jane came in and just sat, looking around for quite some time……

            Someone enjoying the sunset on the bay…

            George comes to sit ……… keeping each other company, before they both left.

            • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    27. CarolV August 25, 2020 at 8:06 pm - Reply

      Lightning bolt in the setting sun……

      • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 8:54 pm - Reply

        That cell hung over in that area, giving us a show after dark…. looked like cloud-to-cloud lightning. One of many bursts…
        That’s a boat on the bay ……

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 11:43 pm - Reply

        Very pretty sunset!

      • ChrisH August 26, 2020 at 9:52 am - Reply

        Nice capture of the lightning!! And of George the friendly ghost!

    28. Isabella August 25, 2020 at 4:30 pm - Reply

      Barnegat beauty’s enjoying the breeze…..this is my favorite stage…when they’re fat and fluffy…with pristine white “petticoats “

    29. Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:39 pm - Reply

      George spent time nibbling

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:43 pm - Reply

        Wasn’t 100% sure was George til he got ready for takeoff 🛫

        • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:47 pm - Reply

          Jane just missed George and a possible nosh. Wonder if George knew she was coming and didn’t want to share

          • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:49 pm - Reply

            She had one comment about the situation!

            • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:54 pm

              Stayed a while….seemed to be grooming 💅🏿🧼

          • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 10:19 pm - Reply

            Isabella…. that was a big fish!!!! He tried to fly out several times and couldn’t get up….. he took it over and you saw him eating…. guess it lightened the load……
            Looked like the one he brought back to eventually give to Jane.
            s

    30. CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:47 am - Reply

      Tuesday morning…. a sunny morning and started early….

      G was in early, touched and went to perch. Jane was right behind him. He dropped down to the right edge to greet her.
      Jane spotted that left over fish and took off,

      • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:51 am - Reply

        Jane is back to lend support. There’s a flyover they need to yell at.

        There must be activity because I can hear George alarming even now @ 9:30 ish…. and several times already

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 3:58 pm - Reply

        What is it about that RIGHT side!

    31. CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:18 am - Reply

      mONDAY EVENING……
      George brought a fish @18:51……
      When Ms. Thing flew in, he dropped the fish….. flapped around on the right like he didn’t know whether to mantle or go back for fish…
      MT wasn’t interested in that fish anyway.

      • CarolV August 25, 2020 at 9:28 am - Reply

        Jane has been in and out for a while now. It’s like she’s taking possession.
        She’s defending it against someone. Not sure whom. G just left

        The fish stayed on the nest overnight.

        .

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 4:01 pm - Reply

        Thought the episodes costarring Alexis…aka Ms.Thing…were over!….wonder if the saga will continue on journey south! Lol

        • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 4:02 pm - Reply

          My money’s on Jane!

    32. CarolV August 24, 2020 at 11:22 am - Reply

      It was a busy morning. They were in and out a lot.
      Morning started before 6 today with George in……….
      Jane wasn’t too far behind.

      • CarolV August 24, 2020 at 11:26 am - Reply

        Stick one of several….

        • CarolV August 24, 2020 at 11:29 am - Reply

          A little smoosh…………………. a little seaweed….

          • CarolV August 24, 2020 at 11:32 am - Reply

            Jane gets in on the fun…….

            • CarolV August 24, 2020 at 11:35 am

              And two more sticks…………….
              Took a break after this….

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 12:59 am - Reply

        Tried to stay up….knew I wouldn’t miss it by much!……love that early morning blue/ lavender color

    33. Isabella August 24, 2020 at 5:31 am - Reply

      🐥💤……..🐥💤
      One out of 3….wonder why that be…..maybe the youngest?

      • Isabella August 25, 2020 at 1:03 am - Reply

        Time to rise and shine!

    34. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 9:19 pm - Reply

      George shows with a stick….

      @18:13…. it’s a fish……………He went to right and sat for about 1 1/2 hrs.

      • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:13 pm - Reply

        George flew out briefly. Coming back, he’s still carrying Finny…..
        He started mantling…… Suddenly, waving talons started sweeping across the top of the frame…. someone was floating there, above George.
        The osprey…. MT I’m guessing, squeezed down next to George, who was full mantle over his fish. Whoever took the hint and left.
        George wasn’t in much longer….. good-night!

    35. Isabella August 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm - Reply

      Water craft was whizzing by…..osprey seemed unfazed

      • Isabella August 23, 2020 at 4:03 pm - Reply

        Doesn’t look much like a chicken either

        • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 8:28 pm - Reply

          What a shame! Probably made it easy prey to some human along its migration route…

    36. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 3:01 pm - Reply

      George stopped by…. a little nestorating….. looked like he went upstairs…

      And Mr. Sparrow is flitting about at his digs…

    37. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 2:41 pm - Reply

      If anyone is interested, there’s a difficult situation in California, as I’m sure you all know about the wildfires. They are directly impacting Expore’s condor nestcam and other cordor chicks in the area. Here’s some info on the situation. The outcome has not been determined. The post contains a video of the current nest as well as a video of a previous nest threatened by fire.
      I am not promoting donating….. it’s just included in the copied post.

      It’s such a shame that another successful reintroduction project can be so threatened. This is not the only nest in the line of fire…. literally

      Ventana Wildlife Soc Mod • 2 days ago • edited
      Update- 8/21/2020 @ 1730
      The Dolan Fire burned through the Condor Sanctuary in Big Sur last night and into the early morning hours, apparently cutting off the Condor Cam stream, which is provided by Explore.org. Two cameras were operating at the time. We watched in horror as the fire burned just outside the nest cavity where Iniko, the baby condor, is being raised in a giant redwood tree as well as seeing the destruction of the release site and pen. https://disq.us/url?url=https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FUMeKdCkOrZc%3AAhBHbw4IOF5qt191a0olpZ3gZJw&cuid=1407162
      We are reminded though, that we have been through wildfire before and so have the condors https://youtu.be/dXiVszDf5_o.
      This year, we have eight chicks in wild nests in central California alone and five of these are jeopardized by the wildfire. Whatever facilities are destroyed we can replace and nothing will stop us from continuing to restore condors to the wild.
      Please consider making a contribution today https://www.ventanaws.org/membership.html
      Thank you!

    38. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 11:35 am - Reply

      t Patchogue… One of the longest toe tugs I’ve seen! Dad was so patient ! Even after he got away, Jr, didn’t see the fish right away!

      • nfc August 23, 2020 at 2:45 pm - Reply

        Carol— I went back and looked at the toe tug. I hope the dad’s toe didn’t get hurt. That was painful to watch. Good thing they put the time stamps on the cams so that we can check back on activities.

        • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:22 pm - Reply

          There was one over at OB nest too, but I missed getting pics. I don’t know how those parents aren’t hurt! But I guess it serves as practice when they’re out there stealing from other birds….
          There is a cam I watch with no timestamp and I find it very inconvenient…. but I wish we had IR? (night vision). We’re never happy, right?

    39. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 11:30 am - Reply

      Checked on Oyster Bay kids…. all 3 were in at once…

      • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 11:31 am - Reply

        And the cleaning crew stopped while they were out

    40. CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:00 am - Reply

      Happy Sunday!
      George is first in today….. saw him on the nest late. too.
      He was out about 12 mins. round trip when he came back with a sea robin., whole
      Jane comes in and George mantles over the fish….. making the lady work for her fish!!!!!

      • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:05 am - Reply

        Jane works…. when she gets a hold on the fish, it’s stuck on George’s talons….
        Jane finally gets the fish…. It looked like she headed to the perch….

      • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:43 am - Reply

        It’s a 2 fish Sunday!
        Jane came back and sat on that corner she likes….. she was chirping to George, who was on the perch……. George took off….
        Not to much later, here is is…. with a fish he’s had his share of already!
        Jane calls him in and no games necessary… Jane gets it right away…… …… as she tried to go, the fish got stuck in some seaweed. It slowed her down but she worked it out and took off.

        Strengthening their bond or fueling her before she goes???? It’s about that time…. {:*{{

        • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:47 am - Reply

          ..

          • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 10:49 am - Reply

            Sorry… top pic doesn’t belong…

            • CarolV August 23, 2020 at 11:15 am

              Figured it out. Yes, that was Jane coming in…. she was in nest for a while before moving to corner. In the corner, she chirped to George on the perch, before he flew out and around and back to nest. He was working on that fish upstairs and Jane decided it was time he brought it to her…

    41. CarolV August 22, 2020 at 8:27 pm - Reply

      George comes back just before Jane headed upstairs…… He surveys the domain before going…

    42. CarolV August 22, 2020 at 7:57 pm - Reply

      George comes in with a fish.
      Jane floats in…..

      • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 8:02 pm - Reply

        George reacts to a pest; then flies off……fishy friend goes with him….

        • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 8:06 pm - Reply

          Jane stood in the corner for quite a while….. maybe resetting her GPS….
          She backed up for a good shot…

      • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 8:11 pm - Reply

        George is back, still carrying fish. Jane gets a faceful of George…. ” Lucky I love you, mister!”
        I thought she might eat, after emptying the tank, but she still wasn’t interested.

        • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 8:32 pm - Reply

          There’s still a fish tail tip showing but George’s tail starts bobbing up and down…. good-bye fishy….

          Jane is enjoying her throne….. as George brushes his beak…

    43. Isabella August 22, 2020 at 12:08 pm - Reply

      Barnegat beauty!

      • Isabella August 22, 2020 at 12:10 pm - Reply

        Barnegat babe bling

      • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 7:52 pm - Reply

        I’m a little jealous about the banding. But then I realize…. in our minds, we can imagine all our babies flying and free. No one can report finding a downed banded bird and learning its fate.

    44. CarolV August 22, 2020 at 10:34 am - Reply

      Jane was the early bird……
      And had a brief encounter with a pest…..

      • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 10:40 am - Reply

        There was a 5 min jump in the stream and George was suddenly there ….. eating a fish.
        Jane tried to check on his prize but he appeared to head to perch…..

        • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 10:43 am - Reply

          But he was just positioning to fly back and let Jane take the fish.
          Again it was a small dark fish.

      • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 11:10 am - Reply

        There was some nestorating……
        Jane brought seaweed…………
        …………….George brought a stick, which he tried putting on Jane’s tail…. such a kidder….
        .

        • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 11:14 am - Reply

          Now Jane brings a reed, roots and all.
          She drags some seaweed across George.

          They went out and I think I heard George but haven’t seen them back

          • CarolV August 22, 2020 at 11:19 am - Reply

            Hmmmm.. that would be George and his stick again in that top shot…. wouldn’t want Jane to miss her moment… here she is with her delivery

    45. L.I. Marg August 22, 2020 at 8:48 am - Reply

      Jane with some nesting material…

    46. L.I. Marg August 22, 2020 at 8:19 am - Reply

      Oyster Bay breakfish #1 coming in. Look at those chicks!! #1 snags it but has to battle #2 for a long while before claiming victory!

      • Isabella August 22, 2020 at 12:04 pm - Reply

        Like how Wynken, Blynken & Nod are waiting to be served at the “breakfish table”!
        Fish frenzy!

    47. nfc August 22, 2020 at 7:10 am - Reply

      I looked at the osprey cam in Oyster Bay this morning at 7:01. All three offspring had a fish. I went back and looked to see if they caught their own fish. A parent brought a fish in at 6:01, 6:16 and 6:48. They sure are keeping their parents busy!!!!

      • L.I. Marg August 22, 2020 at 8:23 am - Reply

        Hi nfc. Added a couple of photos of that first delivery & the tug of war that followed.
        Nice to see these three so well taken care of and doing so well.

        • nfc August 22, 2020 at 4:22 pm - Reply

          LI Marg— thanks for adding the pictures. I just scrolled and found the times. I have’t been a picture snapper. It was an interesting morning to watch. So glad that the parents are providing for them.

    48. Isabella August 21, 2020 at 9:58 pm - Reply

      Nighty night!

    49. CarolV August 21, 2020 at 8:40 pm - Reply

      George is in and out, calling for Jane….

      • CarolV August 21, 2020 at 8:43 pm - Reply

        George comes with a fish… looks around and takes off….. He’s back and this time we can see it’s a whole small fish.

        • CarolV August 21, 2020 at 8:48 pm - Reply

          Jane came in and George scooted over…..
          It looked like Jane was checking to see what George had but she didn’t seem to want any. George went further in the corner and ate the wole fish. Wasn’t big.
          Jane headed to perch

          George checked nest a couple more times before going off.

    50. CarolV August 21, 2020 at 5:11 pm - Reply

      Somebody’s home! George comes in……
      Then the Boss is home…..

      There’s jumping/freezing issues again…. Jane appeared in a Houdini poff!

    51. CarolV August 21, 2020 at 11:46 am - Reply

      George barely made it in first….. Here he comes out of the sunrise…
      Jane wasn’t too far behind. I think she went up to perch .George showed several times and brought a block of wood and some nesting the last time he was here.
      From the static on the mic, the wind is picking up. No rain in sight for days……

      • Isabella August 21, 2020 at 9:52 pm - Reply

        Beautiful pics!!

    52. Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:56 pm - Reply

      Nighty night 😴

    53. Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:49 pm - Reply

      Went to the arboretum yesterday after not going for awhile due to heat and humidity…aka stupidity!….was treated to seeing 3 osprey catch fish 🎣…..very exciting to witness…all got a fish on the first try….2 flew right over our heads with fish in talon….watched this chick eating his fish til he flew off

      • Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:51 pm - Reply

        🐥🐟

      • nfc August 21, 2020 at 9:40 am - Reply

        Isabella—what a sight to see. I figured once they fledge, you wouldn’t see them. Glad you got to see this. I still have time to go there. Maybe next week.

      • Trinity August 21, 2020 at 11:16 am - Reply

        What a treat to witness live action 😀

      • CarolV August 21, 2020 at 11:22 am - Reply

        What fun! You picked a good day, too. The young are still around.
        My sightings are so up close. They like to just circle above this area, sometimes, calling to each other…. always know that call!!!!

    54. CarolV August 20, 2020 at 7:35 pm - Reply

      George came in mantling; the reason drops down from the perch…… Jane sits in corner, chirping quietly.
      She walks around, as if checking under that mantle to see what he’s hiding….

      • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 7:42 pm - Reply

        @18:50, George brings a fish…. on the small side….. He waits about 10 mins. and starts nibbling
        When Jane comes in, she sits for a few minutes then hops up next to him. He keeps eating and she’s not showing any interest. She takes off soon and he finishes up before taking off.

        • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 9:55 pm - Reply

          George popped in for his sunset shot and went to the perch…..

          After about 25 mins., he took off for the night.

    55. CarolV August 20, 2020 at 12:54 pm - Reply

      George had a busy morning….. bring it in and find a spot…….. mostly good sized sticks, too

      • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 12:57 pm - Reply

        This has one end stuck on the perch……. George was determined to bring it in but couldn’t get it…..

        • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 12:58 pm - Reply

          Keep ’em comin’!

          • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm - Reply

            Move that stuck one and some others….

            • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 1:07 pm

              More sticks; more rearranging…….. ……………… pshew !!!! Exhausted just editing and posting!

            • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 1:23 pm

              General sprucing up and then he’s heard but not seen….. may be on perch but sounds a bit farther away at times……

    56. CarolV August 20, 2020 at 9:30 am - Reply

      Very lucky this happened after fledging. Hope they take a look at what some other power companies, such as PSEG or Newfoundland Power are doing to discourage the birds from replacing the nest in the same spot.

      • Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:35 pm - Reply

        Thank goodness 🐥s fledged!!

    57. CarolV August 20, 2020 at 8:48 am - Reply

      Streaming issues with the video again, overnight. Parts of video missing between 2:50ish and about 7:30. Right now, there is a shaded pic with the dreaded circle of doom.

      Just managed to catch a pic of someone being swarmed by fairies……. and a beautiful sunrise

      • CarolV August 20, 2020 at 8:51 am - Reply

        And lucky day! Jane was here to dance in the fish George brought @08:15
        Decent sized chuck, Jane takes with her usual graciousness and heads off………..

    58. Isabella August 19, 2020 at 11:22 pm - Reply

      Fresh fish served on the SS Osprey

      • Isabella August 19, 2020 at 11:24 pm - Reply

        2 osprey….1 🐟

      • CarolV August 21, 2020 at 8:37 pm - Reply

        I feel sorry for the owner…. must be fun scraping bird poop !

        • Isabella August 22, 2020 at 12:19 pm - Reply

          Yes….they definitely leave their “calling card”!

    59. CarolV August 19, 2020 at 7:12 pm - Reply

      George keeps himself busy…. always need sticks and grass…

      • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 7:16 pm - Reply

        Jane stops in and gets a nice greeting when G dropped in ….. she went upstairs….

        • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 7:19 pm - Reply

          George is ever busy…… A smoosh …..
          ………………………………….Move some sticks…….
          ……………………………………..Guard duty………….
          ………………………………………………..Tweak those sticks again…

          • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 7:23 pm - Reply

            A fly-over, with Jane for back-up…… better stay out of the way, George!

            • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 7:29 pm

              @17:28…. George brought in a still flipping fish… possibly a blackfish. Hard to see it’s dark color against the nest. No Jane, he took it upstairs and polished it off before Jane showed up’

              By the time, Jane came in, George had nothing for her but a greeting and a smile.

            • Isabella August 19, 2020 at 11:30 pm

              This is what I saw when I peeked in…..then this…George?
              Thanks for the pics of the day CarolV!….love Jane’s wing shot in the golden hour

            • Isabella August 19, 2020 at 11:31 pm

              😬

    60. CarolV August 19, 2020 at 1:18 pm - Reply

      George brings a fish… @12:07…. he jumped to perch, then popped down as Jane arrived.
      Jane was in guard mode and yelled at some pest…. can we speculate who? or whom…
      She gets back to business and moves in on George. He had a pretty tight grip so there was a bit of a tug….
      Off she goes….

      It’s been raining on the south side of the Island for several hours. Even thunder …. looks like OZ having some too. Ch.12 weather now showing large patches of heavy rain over the ocean, so much of it is missing us.

      • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 1:20 pm - Reply

        Forgot to point out…. That’s the HEAD end of the fish….. George has been changing his eating habits lately

        • Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:16 am - Reply

          🐟 head 🐟 head 🎼

    61. CarolV August 19, 2020 at 10:48 am - Reply

      There were issues with the timeline…. the 12 hr. scrollback goes more than 18 hr. Watching the early morning, there were repeated jumps of 5 mins. or more. But I got some clear shots of Handsome G and it seems OK now.

      We have G and an unknown…….
      George and the dawn…..
      Ms.Thing touched down briefly
      George alarming…..

      • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 10:51 am - Reply

        George arrived IN his branch……. he wrestled it in to submission….

        • CarolV August 19, 2020 at 10:55 am - Reply

          He clipped off pieces with his beak, placing them carefully …….
          Satisfied with his efforts, he took off.

          • Isabella August 19, 2020 at 4:27 pm - Reply

            George would play a mean game of pick up sticks!

      • Isabella August 19, 2020 at 4:24 pm - Reply

        Sunrise is stunning!….like the way it glows on solar panels

    62. Isabella August 19, 2020 at 1:23 am - Reply

      Nighty night💤

    63. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 8:25 pm - Reply

      George comes in; Jane follows……

      They have an osprey hug; sit together closely, on the edge; Both fly out.

      George stops by once more; delivers seaweed and does some rearranging before going.

    64. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:40 pm - Reply

      Someone is home, upstairs…………….

      • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:42 pm - Reply

        The real Jane appears……

        • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:44 pm - Reply

          George comes in………….

          • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:45 pm - Reply

            Jane is ready for her close-up

            • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:46 pm

              Jane took off suddenly, with George right behind.

    65. Isabella August 18, 2020 at 3:36 pm - Reply

      So clear and pretty…love when the water sparkles….this is the cleanest I remember the nest….think may be due to less people being out and about beginning of pandemic…..I will invent a phase…pandemic clean!

      • Isabella August 18, 2020 at 3:39 pm - Reply

        Well…I’m not speaking to you either!……the osprey standoff

        • Trinity August 19, 2020 at 4:26 pm - Reply

          Love the caption !

          • Isabella August 20, 2020 at 9:19 am - Reply

            Thank you Trinity!🙂

    66. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 3:11 pm - Reply

      @14:19…… George has a fish . He stayed a short time, looking all around but no Jane……

    67. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 11:29 am - Reply

      Ms. Thing is back…… just for a minute.

    68. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 11:23 am - Reply

      I looked back and found 2 storms passed through…. That midnight storm stayed more to the south…..

      Then there was this that was closer and blew out the pic! That made me jump just watching!

    69. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 9:25 am - Reply

      Looks like the other woman is haunting the nest…. She’s been in and out and even followed him back when he brought a stick.
      George looks like he wants a way out and finally just got out of Dodge.

      • Isabella August 18, 2020 at 3:26 pm - Reply

        Think she has a mad crush on George!😍🤪😘

        • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 5:47 pm - Reply

          That’s what I’m afraid of!

    70. CarolV August 18, 2020 at 6:41 am - Reply

      GM, George. beautiful quiet bay……

      • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 6:45 am - Reply

        We had a noisy scary t-storm last night. The kind of thunder that crackles and booms and goes on for what seems like forever…… Fortunately, it moved through quickly. The rain fell in buckets….. hmmm… that’s a visual……

        Skimming thru… looks like lightning extended over about 15 mins. here

        • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 6:48 am - Reply

          Good morning, Jane. She’s been shopping for a new rug already…….

      • Isabella August 18, 2020 at 9:42 am - Reply

        So clean and serene looking

    71. Isabella August 18, 2020 at 12:34 am - Reply

      Cute!

      • CarolV August 18, 2020 at 9:28 am - Reply

        HAHA! Good one!

      • ChrisH August 18, 2020 at 10:28 am - Reply

        Love the Tinder ad!

    72. Isabella August 18, 2020 at 12:12 am - Reply

      George was disturbed by someone….he had his “slingshot “ ready!

    73. CarolV August 17, 2020 at 8:27 pm - Reply

      George brought in a fish…. he was in and out a few times til Jane showed up.
      She thanked him politely but went up to the perch.
      George sat til about 8:15 til he and his scaly buddy left.

    74. CarolV August 17, 2020 at 6:33 pm - Reply

      A nice cool breeze…. chance of t-storm overnight.; temps.mid 60s

    75. CarolV August 17, 2020 at 4:47 pm - Reply

      Thank you, George…. we were getting bored with that beautiful unobstructed view………………………
      ………………………………. fortunately, his flapping wings knocked it out of the way……

      • CarolV August 17, 2020 at 4:51 pm - Reply

        Fish @15:39…… Jane was waiting, dancing…..
        BOTH ends have been trimmed…… still a nice chunk left……………………………………………………………. Jane leaves with a nice seaweed tail trailing behind.
        George was watching the sight as she must have circled around

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