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Nova Scotia Osprey Nest. 2021

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:19 pm

Welcome To The 2021 Season Of the Nova Scotia Osprey Nests. '

This Thread is a combination of Ground Reports of Ethel and Oscar and From a nest on Nova Scotia Web Cams..


THIS NEST IS ON ADT

The Original Nest was moved to a new location Look here viewtopic.php?p=432854#p432854

Picture taken by my Brother
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Our Osprey Cam is live! This year, we’re introducing a new osprey family at the NSCC’s COGS campus in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. What should we call our new osprey pair? #OspreyCamNS

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No IR and No sound on this Cam...'

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Link to 2020 Nest Thread


WEATHER REPORT

FRIDAY , APRIL 16, 2021

Ethel' and Oscar are backThis is heart breaking . Agnes and I were crying

https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2183180

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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST.. 2021

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:23 pm

TIME LINE For Ethel and Oscar

[*] Cam on Line ......No Cam


[*]Adults Return April 16 , 2021


[*]Eggs Laid. ?egg April 29....Osprey on the nest incubating..

May 5 Eggs Confirmed .


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[*]Eggs Hatched


[*]Chicks named


[*]Fledged


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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST.. 2021

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:27 pm

Information..

Bonding. The pair are confirming their bond from last season.

Mating, you will see the female's tail up.

Possessive, you will see a quick on and off by the male, and other indications off territory disputes.


Post by Judy B re ...Osprey

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Osprey Facts.....Rutland Osprey



2014 Ground pictures of this nest


viewtopic.php?p=93688#p93688


The annual migration by Ospreys from northern breeding grounds to southern wintering spots and back again never ceases to amaze or raise questions. Here, Dr. Bob Kennedy answers a few

Read Here and Scroll Down

Osprey with fishDescription: Also known as the “fish hawk,” ospreys are raptors that are well adapted for fishing. They have long legs and large feet with specialized barbs on the pads, hooked talons, and a reversible outer toe that allows them to easily grasp fish with two toes pointing front and two pointing rear. They have an oily waterproof coating on their wings, and they can close their nostrils when they plunge into the water. They have slender bodies and long wings that are bent at the ‘wrist’. Their strong wings give them extra lift to fly up and out of the water with a heavy fish. They have a black bill with a sharp hook for eating fish.

Here is great article on
Bird Emotions
Do Birds Have Feelings?

BY MELISSA MAYNTZ
Updated 02/23/17


https://www.thespruce.com/examining-bir ... ons-386439
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST.. 2021

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:28 pm

Excellent Article by Judy B

http://archive.hancockwildlife.org/foru ... 748#673748

Articles by Irish Eyes '
http://archive.hancockwildlife.org/foru ... 382#686382

Article by Dr. Eric Green

https://novascotia.ca/natr/wildlife/con ... spreys.asp

Note of interest.. Mc Nabs Island is across the water from where live... we went there a few times in our row boat ! :) well I only went once !

I guess what I am saying is that Fledging osprey are not taught to fish.. they learn on their own and by watching ... another example is Osprey in Hack Towers .. they are on their own.. :)

How do Osprey Learn to Fish

https://ospreywatch.blogspot.com/2013/0 ... -dyfi.html
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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:30 pm

FYI \\This is the Red Fish we are seeing
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https://www.seafoodsource.com/seafood-h ... ntic-ocean

Perch, Atlantic Ocean
January 23, 2014

Although the Pacific Ocean claims over 50 species in the Sebastes genus, the Atlantic has only one ocean perch, a slow-growing, deepwater fish with bright-red or orange-red coloring. Atlantic ocean perch are not actually perch. They’re rockfish that travel in large schools. They are called redfish in New England and eastern Canada and should not be confused with redfish from the Gulf of Mexico, which are drums. Ocean perch is a leading retail product in the Midwest, where the name “perch” is an easy sell because of its freshwater connotation. Atlantic ocean perch are found in offshore waters of the Atlantic from southern Labrador to the Gulf of Maine and on the other side of the Atlantic off Germany, Denmark, Iceland and Norway. Most Atlantic ocean perch are trawl-caught and weigh up to 5 pounds, though market weights typically range from 1 1/2 to 2 pounds.

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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:30 pm

LINK TO CAM
https://www.novascotiawebcams.com/en/webcams/ospreycam/

:chin: Time Line For the OSPREY PAIR on NSCC's Campus in Lawrencetown. Nova
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Marie and Walter have been nesting at COGS for over 10 years.


[*] Cam on Line ..... April 22


[*]Adults Return Seen April 22

[*]Eggs Laid. Egg # 1 May 2 at 2:19 PM.. Egg#2 May 5 at 9:19a

EGG #3 seen May 8.

May 5 Walter last seen

Marie has been on her nest a few times

May 20.. viewtopic.php?p=462347#p462347
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[*]Eggs Hatched


[*]Chicks named


[*]Fledged


[*] Last seen
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Post by IrishEyes » Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:58 pm

Sunday April 18 2021

With thanks to Sue D

I was so happy to see this Facebook update with photo by Connie Dennis:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/weloven ... 852908333/
Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 8:24 AM
*****UPDATE***** Ethel and Oscar renovating their relocated nest Sunday morning ♥️🦅♥️🦅♥️... I'm one happy camper😁😁
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Our evening new showed EtheL and Oscar in their nest :love:

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Post by IrishEyes » Thu Apr 22, 2021 1:04 pm

THURSDAY APRIL 22, 2021

HappyEarth Day.. The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Restore Our Earth" which focuses on natural processes and emerging green technologies that can restore the world's ecosystems.

Weather Report
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Good Afternoon everyone and Welcome New Osprey Family :)
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Our Osprey Cam is live! This year, we’re introducing a new osprey family at the NSCC’s COGS campus in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. What should we call our new osprey pair? #OspreyCamNS

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Link to Cam/ https://www.novascotiawebcams.com/en/webcams/ospreycam/



I added a Time Line for this pair here.. posting.php?mode=edit&f=38&p=402380

Wishing this Pair a Successful Season ... :) We will post updates and pictures of both nests as we get them. :)
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Post by Woodlands Bleu » Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:20 pm

This is good news and a great cam to watch. I look forward to their story over the season. I know they will pick great names.
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And it is delightful to still follow Ethel and Oscar albeit from the ground.
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Post by SueD » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:33 am

This is such a different view, isn't it? I miss the waterfront view and getting glimpses of the waterfowl paddling by. However, I am happy that we have this new nest to watch!

And I'm happy that there was news coverage for Ethel and Oscar finding and building on their new nest. It turned a worrisome event into a good news story! :rh:
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Post by IrishEyes » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:59 am

FRIDAY APRIL 23, 2021

Good late Morning everyone ........ thank you Carolyn and Sue for your posts;


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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:35 am

SATURDAY APRIL 24, 2021

Good Morning Mom and Dad Osprey , Carolyn, Sue and all.

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'Both are on their nest
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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:56 am

Male doing nest work
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She was checking for breakfast .He left
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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:58 am

Back with a headless fish
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It ia hard getting scaps and the correct time .. :luck: YouTube will stream this cam .
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Post by Ferenz » Sun Apr 25, 2021 6:48 am

Congrats for this New Cam!

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Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:27 am

b] MONDAY APRIL 26, 2021[/b]

Good Morming everyone and thanks Ferenz

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10:18a
Nest is empty
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Both are on the nest
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Post by IrishEyes » Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:29 am

10:26a
Raining on the empty nest
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Post by Ferenz » Sat May 01, 2021 6:26 am

Rain has gone

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Post by IrishEyes » Sat May 01, 2021 7:09 am

Thanks Ferenz..

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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 9:13 am

WEDNESDAY May 5 , 2021

Good Afternoon everyoneI

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I haven't checked the New Nest since May 2 there was and Osprey on the nest then

1:07pm/ looks like Osprey is incubating egg or eggs
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I checked the DVR
One top of nest
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Osprey of the nest.. :woohoo: 2 Eggs
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 9:27 am

I zoomed in
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One is leaving
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 9:30 am

Rolls the eggs
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Looks yp
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Shimmies on tne eggs
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Incubating them
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 9:35 am

I thinl this is the Female incubating the eggs
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I am calling them Mom and Dad :)

Congrats ! Dad and Mom and Welcome 2 eggs :woohoo:
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 9:56 am

Re Ethel and Oscar

April 29.. My brother and SIL saw the nest from a distance when out walking .. . Saw one Osprey on the nest .. looked like incubating.. egg or eggs .. they waited and watched and the Opspry didn't get up

Here is the Photo he took
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Last season Ethel laid her eggs.. May 1, May 4. May 7
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 2:21 pm

Re New Pair ......
6:18pm
Light rain Mom I think incubating the eggs
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Post by Woodlands Bleu » Wed May 05, 2021 4:56 pm

Good to see egg or eggs here. Bev, were they wishing for name possibilities. I thought of Larry and Ivy (from Lawrenceville), if you have a way to pass it along.

I am glad it seems Oscar and Ethel are incubating or the reverse actually. Again, sorry I have had no time to be online here, I peek in to see how things are at the nests but that is all I can do for a while.
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Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 05, 2021 6:34 pm

Thanks Carolyn . I llke the names :) I have no way to pass names on.... I thought Mom and Dad for the New Pair this season .if that is OK..

6:30 pm It is windy and raining ....Mom is incubating the eggs
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I zoomed in
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Good Night Mom and Dad , Ethel and Oscar . :rh: :rh: :rh: :rh: Carolyn and all Stay Safe Be Well :grhug:

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May 5 Re Ethel and Oscar.
. My Brother and SIL were at the nest.. Oscar came in with a fish ....Ethel took it and left ..
Oscar settled on the nest to incubate .... howe many eggs .. we don't know.... going by past years I will say 2 or 3 .. :)
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