Congratulations to Mr. Pellock's class from PPMS! We received this picture from them Tuesday. As of today, the third egg has hatched (see picture below - another thanks to PPMS). Keep watching and sending us pictures as there will be a lot of feeding action in the nest. The babies will need to grow big so they will be ready to leave the nest in August. Check out the Picture Gallery for extra pictures that have been sent in to us. email@example.com
At any time now, the first egg can hatch. The final 2017 OSPREY CLASS PRIZE will go to the class that sends us the first screen shot of the baby once it has cracked through the shell. We are looking forward to all of the babies breaking through! send pix to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our pair of Osprey have three eggs for the season. We expect that the first egg will hatch within the next two weeks. A thank you to Mr. Pellock's class from Plum Point Middle for sending this picture to us. Please send more pictures our way so we can share them.
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Yesterday, during the 7th grade SAV trip, the male osprey swooped over our canoe with a large white perch securely in its talons. Please continue to share any osprey/prey pictures as well.
Ms. Gallihugh's Class from MCMS sent us the first image of the first egg in the nest. Congratulations! This first egg should hatch within five weeks from this past Monday. TODAY, Mr. Pellock's class from PPMS spotted the second egg, but we do not have a picture yet. Please send in screen shots of the eggs. Pictures will be posted on the 2017 Gallery Page. Send screen shots to CHESPAX: Hartent@calvertnet.k12.md.us
First image of fish in nest
Wow! There has been a lot of activity at the osprey nest today! Cyrus C., a student from Mr. Kohan’s class at Plum Point Middle School spotted one of the ospreys dining on a fish. It appears to be a White Perch, though a little hard to tell for sure.
The next winner will be for the class that photographs the first osprey egg.
Keep watching and please don’t forget to share any more images of the ospreys that your students collect. We will be adding them to the 2017 Osprey Picture Gallery (link on right side of this page)
First Pair of osprey
An alert Ms. GALLIHUGH from Mill Creek, spotted both ospreys on the platform on March 24th! The 2017 nesting season has officially begun! Keep an eye on the nest--the next prize will be for the first egg that is photographed or a picture of a fish that has been brought back to the nest. Good luck and congratulations to Ms. Gallihugh!!
first OSPREY ARRVIAL
Here we go! Ms. BACZYNSKI'S class from Plum Point Middle School spotted the first osprey on March 22nd and sent us a picture. Congratulations! We have had many picture submissions and you can see them at the 2017 Osprey Picture Gallery (tab on the right side of this page)
Last year, our ospreys were the proud parents of two babies. WE are anxiously awaiting their return from South America, to their nest on Cocktown Creek. Two ospreys were reported yesterday from Jug Bay! So, be on the lookout using the CHESPAX nest cam, you can click the links above to connect with the camera and the data reporting sheet. On this blog, we will announce the first school to send us confirmation of the categories below. (only CCPS 7th grade classes are eligible for prizes) The public is encouraged to share your findings as we will use this blog to post many submitted photos) Good Luck!
First osprey arrival
First pair of osprey
First hatched offspring
First fish brought to the nest
The date and timestamp on the image will be used to determine the winners. The winning classes will receive a prize to share and the photos will be posted on the Osprey Cam homepage.