If Ospreys nest on a utility structure, bridge, ball field lights or in a place that they should not be, the first thing to do is to try and prevent them from getting the nest set. But what happens if you don’t find them in time and they begin to lay eggs? Laws and requirements are different from state to state and country to country…
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By Jeff Nichols
Their success means increased responsibility now that the nesting season has heated up, many Osprey lovers and utility companies are trying to keep them from building nests on utility structures. In our last article, we discussed the many deterrents that can be used and explained why sometimes they work and sometimes they don’t. It is good to see different organizations such as Boy Scout troops volunteering to help out by building man-made structures for the Osprey to nest on, but to an old stubborn Osprey, that won’t always work… (click the link below)
Ospreys are determined birds!
Each spring they come back to the same nesting site whether it be in a tree, a utility pole, roof or some other structure that meets their requirements and each spring utility companies, city services, transportation departments and others try to convince them to move. While there are many deterrents out on the market, the Ospreys seem to be able to find their way around them and build their nests regardless… (read more by clicking the link below)
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To all my followers, please take a minute to check out “OFF”-Sprey Raptor Deterrent. Help pass the word that there are ways to help keep Ospreys from building nests on utility structures and causing injury and death to adults and young Ospreys alike. Please follow and share with those who want to protect these magnificent birds of prey. Sign up on the site for updates. Here is the latest article from the site: “OFF”-Sprey Now Protects Flat Top Structures.