Osprey Cam2021-07-26T07:10:27-04:00
PLEASE NOTE: We regret to inform you that the Osprey Cam is down for the season. After we lost the live feed, the Utility Co. confirmed that there is no signal coming from the camera and we cannot replace the camera without disturbing the osprey. We are looking into options for next year.

The Henry L. Ferguson Museum LIVE Osprey Cam.

The Osprey Cam on the Main Road east of Middle Farms Flats (Driving Range) was re-installed atop its pole by the FI Utility Co. and went LIVE on March 9, 2021.

The Museum web cam connects viewers to the intimate life cycle of our osprey neighbors. Watch the unfolding action over time as the eggs hatch, the male delivers eagerly awaited food to the nest, and the female broods the young. Approximately 55 days after hatching, the chicks will fledge with feathers and wing muscles that are developed enough for flight. We hope that this window on their world will inspire further conservation efforts on Fishers Island.

Osprey 2021 Blog

Featured Images

Two juvenile osprey on Middle Farms nest July 12, 2021.
Screen capture by Vicki Rafferty.

Two Osprey on Middle Farms nest April 10, 2021.
Screen capture by Richard Marshall.


Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove
Photograph by Terry McNamara

Fishers Island, Naturally


This year’s Annual Exhibition, complemented by two special exhibitions, celebrates the natural history of Fishers Island, primarily through the lens of contemporary photography, with a focus on both habitats and the diverse species that utilize and/or occupy them.

Enter Virtual Exhibit

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