Osprey nesting cycle: What happens when

Osprey nesting cycle: What happens when

Osprey nesting cycle: What happens when

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by Frank Mungeam

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Posted on April 5, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Here is the approximate nesting cycle for osprey, from the USGS publication Ospreys in the Pacific Northwest:

Arrival at nest sites:   20 March - 15 April

Clutch completion:    13 April - 20 May

Hatching:                      21 May - 27 June

First flight of young:   15 July - 21 August

Departure for winter:  20 August - 25 September

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