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Infographic: The amazing osprey

August 24, 2022 | Julie Wasson | environment, Fort Calhoun Station, ospreys
osprey family

It’s been an exciting year for watchers of the osprey family at Fort Calhoun Station. The parents are the only known nesting pair in eastern Nebraska, and this is their first year with a webcam. They’ve drawn thousands of viewers, mostly from North America, but also from the United Kingdom, Spain, Nigeria and Indonesia, among others. And they successfully hatched three chicks this spring, who appear to be thriving. Osprey typically begin their journey south for the winter in September, so there’s a little time left to see the family in action this year.

In the infographic below, learn more about these majestic raptors.

ENV_Osprey Infographic 2022 osprey family

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About Julie Wasson

Julie Wasson is the brand journalism strategist at Omaha Public Power District and the editor of The Wire. She has more than 25 years of print journalism and social media experience, including two stints at the Omaha World-Herald.

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