Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by Raffs » Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:50 am

7:45 am

Juv bald eagle......
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Post by Raffs » Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:19 am

08:20am

another bald eagle..
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Post by Raffs » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:45 am

April 6

10:40am
quick vist of female with band of her right leg
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:28 am

Well that was good to see Raffs

11:"26am
Nest is empty
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by Raffs » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:19 am

April 7

7:15am

Look like we will have a rainy day here... again bald eagle... their activity here makes me little bit.. sad
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:17 am

Raffs wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:19 am
April 7

7:15am

Look like we will have a rainy day here... again bald eagle... their activity here makes me little bit.. sad

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:41 pm

We'll have to have faith that, as in the past, the eagles left the nest to use their own later on. The osprey sure need to beef up that nest with lots of sticks and stuff......Hi to all who drop in here,
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:06 am

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey and all

9:02m
No one home
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by Raffs » Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:56 am

april 10

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:09 am

Thanks Raffs..... The eagles look like a pair and all beautiful . :love: . I do wish we would see Osprey here .. :luck:
10:04am
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:17 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey and all,.

I have been checking in here everyday and I never saw an Osprey on this nest .. soon I hope :luck:

9:27am
Windy , leftover food on the empty nest
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April 10, 2018: Based on the activity we've seen on the cam and at the nest site, we suspect the resident male osprey has returned from migration but the female has not. We're hoping at some point our male will find a new female and begin active nesting. We've had eggs as late as early May, so we still have time.
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:59 pm

I checked in a few times today and the nest was empty each time. and now see that piece of food is gone.

6:56pm
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Post by Ferenz » Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:49 am

Good morning Black vulture :grlol;

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:15 am

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey ...

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8:13am
Two Adult Bald Eagles on the rim of the nest being blown by the wind
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:18 am

8:16am
? the pair from a near by nest :dunno:
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Bringing this forward


Nest Updates:

April 10, 2018: Based on the activity we've seen on the cam and at the nest site, we suspect the resident male osprey has returned from migration but the female has not. We're hoping at some point our male will find a new female and begin active nesting. We've had eggs as late as early May, so we still have time.
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:08 am

Awww, here is hoping that the resident male finds a new mate and the nest becomes alive with activity.
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:43 am

THURSDAY , APRIL 18, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey nes and everyone..... and I do also Carolyn.

8:32am
Two Bald Eagles on the rim of the nest
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:20 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey and everyone !
9:39am
Nest is empty
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:08 am

MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018

Good Morning BW Osprey Nest.

7:03am
Windy and two Eagles perched on the rim of the nest
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The nest clearly shows no Osprey activity and there is no new updates posted .
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Tue May 01, 2018 1:05 pm

TUESDAY,MAY 1, 2018

No new cam updates .. and no Osprey have been seen in the nest !
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 03, 2018 2:36 pm

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018

5:32pm
Nest is empty

Nest updates
May 1, 2018: We captured a new video of the bald eagles stealing a fish from another bird and arguing about who gets the meal on the cam platform. As for the ospreys, our male seems to still be looking for a mate. The other day we saw him eating a fish in the pond to the right of the cam.

https://youtu.be/bxJtri5Xdiw

I found this on FB
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 16, 2018 12:49 pm

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018

No new updates from BW.....

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SATURDAY, May 26, 2018

Nest Updates:

May 26, 2018: It's clear now that we won't have ospreys nesting this year on the cam. We have seen a male defending the nest, but he hasn't mated, and instead we've seen moments where multiple ospreys were using the nest as a temporary hangout. We hope next year will be more productive, but we will keep the cam online throughout the year as we have other birds visiting the nest, including the eagles

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:04 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 , 2018

Sadly the Osprey didn't nest this year ! Hoping for a better season next year !

Thank you BlackWater for this beautiful Cam and HWF for featuring it on your WebSite !
Thank you so much Raffs for your many posts, s'caps and observations and Carolyn and Ferenz for your posts !

Looking forward to a successful season on this nest next year ! :)
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:10 am

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 , 2019

Good Morning everyone ~ Peeking in here and last update was

March 11, 2019: In the past, our ospreys have returned around St. Patrick's Day. Normally the male returns first, followed by the female.

1:05pm
Raining and windy on the empty nest
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:21 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 26 , 2019

I have been checking in here everyday and new updates .. so I am assuming that the Osprey haven' t returned yet !
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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:35 pm

MONDAY, APRIL 1 , 2019

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Re: Blackwater Refuge, MD Osprey cam 2018

Post by IrishEyes » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:51 am

FRIDAY , APRIL 12 , 2019

Nest Updates:

April 9, 2019: [/b]
We've seen about four visits from individual ospreys, but we need a couple to claim the nest and keep the eagles away if the ospreys hope to use it for nesting/


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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019

No new updates and every time I check the nest is empty!

Added .. It is May 6 and no new updates ! No Osprey nesting again this season !
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