Date: 8/28/17 5:31 am From: Sandy Petersen <buboarcto2...> Subject: [wisb] Re: Ospreys back in nests near Lake Kegonsa - Osprey Question
Hi Joe! Very interesting about the raven. It is probably taking some food items while the adults are away.
On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 9:50 PM, Joe Luedtke <onaturalist...> wrote:
> Hello, > > I’m copying back from a trip to Yellowstone NP and had the opportunity to > observe Osprey at their nests. While I was there a Raven came and landed > in their nest. The Osprey moved slightly over to a branch and let the > Raven pick at the nest and seemingly eat some scraps. I was surprised they > didn’t attack the Raven. Maybe the Osprey weren’t the adults but > fledglings but I observed both of them flying and hunting. See attached > pic. The Raven was there for at least 15 min. > > Anyone know of this type of behavior between these two species? > > Joe > > From: <wisbirdn-bounce...> on behalf of Sandy Petersen < > <buboarcto2...> > Reply-To: <buboarcto2...> > Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 5:58 PM > To: Wisconsin Bird net <wisbirdn...> > Cc: Sandy Petersen <buboarcto2...> > Subject: [wisb] Ospreys back in nests near Lake Kegonsa > > Hi all! > The Osprey kids are not quite as independent as it seemed. > > A week ago I saw one young back in 1 nest, > today there were 2 young in 1 nest and 1 young in the other. > A third nest remains empty. > > The two were being fed by an adult and squabbling and > the one was sitting and calling. > > Guess it is one thing to fly, another to find one's own prey. > > Sandy Petersen, rural Dane county > > > #################### > You received this email because you are subscribed to the Wisconsin > Birding Network (Wisbirdn). > To UNSUBSCRIBE or SUBSCRIBE, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: > http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn > To set DIGEST or VACATION modes, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: > http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn > Visit Wisbirdn ARCHIVES at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/wisbirdn > > > >