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Defending the osprey chicks June 7th

By |2022-06-07T16:59:51-04:00June 7th, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

On the morning of June 7, 2022 the osprey nest at the end of Middle Farms came under a brief attack by another osprey. The video clip below begins with the female osprey fortifying the nest, but she leaves  around 7:47:51 and returns when another osprey flies near the nest (7:48:32). She shields the chicks

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Second osprey egg hatched June 6th

By |2022-06-06T18:47:28-04:00June 6th, 2022|News, Osprey Blog 2022|

The second of three osprey eggs hatched at Middle Farms nest around 2:05 AM on June 6, 2022. Vicki Rafferty was watching the live web cam from California again, and provided screen captures to confirm the second egg had hatched almost two days after the first egg. The short video clips below show highlights

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First osprey egg hatched June 4th

By |2022-06-06T18:36:20-04:00June 5th, 2022|Osprey Blog 2022|

The first of the three osprey eggs at Middle Farms nest hatched the morning of June 4, 2022 around 8:07 AM. The short video clips below provide some highlights from the chicks first day. Vicki Rafferty was watching the live web cam from California and provided a screen capture that confirmed the

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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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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition is open virtually on this website.

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