[Tweeters] A second Osprey nest in Montlake?

Larry Hubbell ldhubbell at comcast.net
Wed Jul 18 13:21:52 PDT 2018


Dan,

Interesting. I had thought they had quit bringing material. Nice to know they are still hanging around.

When the adults at the older nest were chasing an eagle away awhile back an osprey reinforcement showed up to help (it appeared to come from the north). I suspect one of the two from the new location maybe young from the 2016 nesting at UBNA. Of course I cannot prove it but the third bird certainly seemed to be helping out with the eagle patrol.

Larry

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> On Jul 18, 2018, at 10:41 AM, Dan McDougall-Treacy <danmcdt at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> This morning I observed Ospreys bringing nest material to a light standard in the UW sports fields across the street from U Village. Clearly a late start for raising young this year, but perhaps getting a head start on 2019 - presuming the nest isn't removed over the winter.

> Dan

>

> Dan McDougall-Treacy

> 206/402-9426





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