Date: 5/25/18 10:11 am
From: William Crawford <crawfordwm...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Osprey on "Nest" - Saugus/Revere - Route 107

Osprey on "Nest" - Saugus/Revere - Route 107

A few years ago, the electric power company put an "artificial nest" at the very top of a power line pole - safely, well above the electric wires. This year, Osprey have nested here, with lots of twigs/branches, in the large metal/plastic "dish" on the pole at the southbound side, that's adjacent to the Pines River (Saugus/Revere line). That pole is ~1.3 mi. south of the Saugus River drawbridge on the Lynn/Saugus line. Adult now on the nest - apparently, no young yet.

BE CAREFUL here. Traffic moves fast (60+ mph), on what's locally called "the Marsh Road." Also, the shoulders on the road (both s-bound and n-bound) are very narrow. BE CAREFUL!

Bill (& Carol) Crawford, Nahant

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