(PHOTO: Osprey in Rye Marshes, April 2. Credit score: eBird contributor Jorge Montalvo.)
We’re coming into the spring chicken migration, and one of the notable birds to return rye over the previous week is the osprey. This author noticed his first osprey of the season final Tuesday on the Marshlands Conservancy. You will note ospreys busy constructing or rebuilding their nests over the following few weeks – they principally return to the identical nests or the identical tree (and rebuild the nest) yearly.
eBird, a free on-line ornithological useful resource produced by the Cornell Faculty of Ornithology, is a wonderful useful resource for chicken identification, migration patterns, and different information. It features a international assortment of sightings, images and audio recordsdata in addition to a robust assortment of rye birding information.
You’ll be able to view information on native birding hotspots, together with rye Marsh conservation and Edith Learn Sanctuary, two gems, and see which species are seen by chicken watchers within the space. You may also see what’s successfully a “birdcast” – a climate forecast for the birds, indicating once they arrive and go away the native space as a part of their annual migration.
(PHOTO, under: A birdcast for the Osprey within the Marshlands Conservancy exhibits arrival in late March / early April with departures scheduled for September.