Second osprey egg at Middle Farms nest

By |2022-05-03T16:38:03-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

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

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First osprey egg laid April 26th

By |2022-04-27T09:12:06-04:00April 26th, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

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

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Building a new osprey nest at Middle Farms

By |2022-04-04T15:56:23-04:00April 4th, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

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.

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Osprey Nesting Facts

By |2022-03-30T16:24:43-04:00March 30th, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

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

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021

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

Fishers Island, Naturally

NOW OPEN

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.

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