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Osprey behavior at nest

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Old Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 01:02   #1
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Osprey behavior at nest

I was watching this osprey at its nest at Ding Darling in Florida for some time. It was calling and I assumed it was waiting for its mate to return with a fish. Was surprised when it finally departed with the remains of a fish. Everything I've read about behavior does not make sense, as they are not known to keep a tidy nest. Would appreciate any thoughts. There was another osprey in the nest which appeared to be a well developed juvenile.
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Old Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:00   #2
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Western Osprey were doing something similar at the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve (Oregon), but that was last August. Right down to carrying around a half fish.

If you don't get any answers, you can ask in the chat here:

https://service9.rumbletalk.net/[email protected]~D8/

This is the chat attached to the "Osprey cam" in Richmond, CA. Lots of knowledgeable folks keep an eye out here, including people from the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory.
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