The third osprey egg was laid at Middle Farms nest shortly before midnight on May 2, 2022 – three days after the second egg.
The second osprey egg was laid at Middle Farms nest shortly after 10 PM on April 29, 2022 – three days after the first egg. The above screen capture showing two eggs was provided by Vicki Rafferty, who was watching from California on May 1st and first noticed that a second egg had been
The first egg was laid at Middle Farms nest the night of April 26, 2022 (About 30 seconds into video) while the male took a nap on the right post. The female then hopped up onto the left post as the male examined the egg. He covered it to provide warmth. Please
Building a new osprey nest at Middle Farms The osprey have been hard at work building a new nest at Middle Farms Flats. The short video clips below were captured from the new web cam and offer a window into the life of the osprey on Fishers Island.
Osprey on nest March 23, 2022. Screen capture by Pierce Rafferty The ospreys generally show up a few days before St. Patrick’s Day, “about the same time that the spring peepers start singing,” says Museum Trustee Terry McNamara. They are often seen in flight days or even weeks before they settle on a