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Ospray Nest
by venture on 01/22/09 12:52 PM

We have been watching a pair of osprays build this nest. Last week the PoCo changed the wires.
#1 New work
#2 The nest
#3 The line
The birds are protected and it is illegel to disturb the nest. Rod

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#183895 - 01/25/09 07:59 PM Re: Ospray Nest [Re: venture]  
packrat56  Offline
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Yikes, I can see that nest's location becoming a problem very quickly if it gets wet enough during a rainstorm. There's a run of power lines near my house that have these looped things on the wood support arms that I think were put there to prevent nest building between the line insulatores.

Last edited by packrat56; 01/25/09 08:32 PM.

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#184084 - 02/01/09 01:19 AM Re: Ospray Nest [Re: packrat56]  
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This is one up close.
http://gfretwell.com/wildlife/osprey1.jpg

They are all over around here and the PoCo has wire porcupines on the poles so they won't get too comfortable.

Last edited by gfretwell; 02/04/09 02:28 PM.


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