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Nesting instincts: Osprey chicks examined as part of research program

Nesting instincts: Osprey chicks examined as part of research program

Unamused, the osprey mama circled and squawked and even dove at researchers Monday morning as they carefully lifted her two chicks from their nest south of Laurel.

July 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Marco Restani places a chick in a holding box

Marco Restani places a chick in a holding box

Marco Restani, a director with the Osprey Project, places a chick in a holding box before an examination.

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Researchers prepare an osprey chick

Researchers prepare an osprey chick

Researchers prepare an osprey chick for an examination.

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Home delivery

Home delivery

An osprey parent arrives with a fish after researchers banded baby osprey from a nest near the Billings sewage treatment plant last year.

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Osprey class offered on April 3

Osprey class offered on April 3

Yellowstone Valley Audubon is offering a class about osprey, their habits and habitat, taught by Marco Restani on April 3.

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Osprey researcher to talk on March 17

Osprey researcher to talk on March 17

Renee Seacor, a Rocky Mountain College student, will speak about osprey research along the Yellowstone River on March 17 at 7:15 p.m.

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Osprey help

Osprey help

Renee Seacor holds a baby osprey as the birds from a nest at the Billings sewage treatment plant were measured and banded in July.

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Mustangs hold off Missoula

MISSOULA -- Robert Ramirez homered and Pedro Diaz pitched well as the Billings Mustangs held off the Missoula Osprey 4-3 Saturday night for their first second-half victory in Pioneer League play.

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Giving area osprey a check up

Giving area osprey a check up

Osprey in Laurel are tagged and checked for mercury levels.

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Chick magnet

Chick magnet

Volunteers watch as a young osprey is measured and banded as the Yellowstone River Research Center banded baby osprey from a nest at the Billings sewage treatment plant last week.

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Getting a lift

Getting a lift

Tom Yelvington, of Yellowstone Valley Tree Surgeons, right, uses his bucket truck to lift Marco Restani to an osprey nest as researchers banded baby osprey in Billings last week.

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Osprey chicks banded to advance river study

Osprey chicks banded to advance river study

Volunteers will be on a first-name basis with young osprey born along the Yellowstone River as leg bands are attached as part of a larger monitoring project.

July 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High winds topple 20-year-old osprey nest south of Laurel

High winds topple 20-year-old osprey nest south of Laurel

After withstanding the elements for as long as 20 years, high winds blew an osprey nest off a power pole on Highway 310 about eight miles south Laurel on Monday.

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Decline in Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout ‘bad news’ for shoreline osprey

Decline in Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout ‘bad news’ for shoreline osprey

CODY, Wyo. — The decline in Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake has meant that anglers in Yellowstone National Park must release any of the native fish that are caught. Unfortunately, for the park’s osprey, catch-and-release fishing is not an option.

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Osprey nest at missoula ballpark

Osprey nest at missoula ballpark

A pair of osprey attempting to build their nest on a power pole near McCormick Park were joined by a third osprey Thursday morning when one of the pair returned to their desired nesting place with a fish. The osprey pair have been forced off of their normal nesting pole overlooking Ogren-All…

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Osprey nest at ballpark

Osprey nest at ballpark

A nesting pair of Canada geese have displaced the Osprey that traditionally nest on the pole overlooking Ogren-Allegiance Park.

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Injured osprey heals and flies free

Injured osprey heals and flies free

An injured osprey that spent the last few weeks in rehab flew out of captivity Sunday along the Yellowstone River at Coulson Park.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Osprey flies free

Osprey flies free

A young osprey, healed after being injured, flies above the Yellowstone River in Billings after being released.

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Osprey ready for release

Osprey ready for release

Rocky Mountain College student Cameron Sapp prepares to release a young osprey near the Yellowstone River in Billings on Sunday. The osprey, which was captured Aug. 29 near the Western Sugar Co. factory in Billings, had a fractured bone in its chest and was taken to the Montana Raptor Conser…

September 23, 2012 1:37 pmLoading…
Keen eye!

Keen eye!

Jeff the Nature Guy finds an osprey on the Yellowstone River, and talks about the bird's fishing ability and packrat tendencies.

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