Osprey Dangling From Nest in Three Mile Harbor Freed From Fishing Line Tangle - 27 East

Osprey Dangling From Nest in Three Mile Harbor Freed From Fishing Line Tangle

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An osprey tangled in discarded fishing line was left hanging upside down from its nest for several hours on Monday before volunteers from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

An osprey tangled in discarded fishing line was left hanging upside down from its nest for several hours on Monday before volunteers from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

The osprey was tangled in fishing line that may have been wound into the material of the nest it built near a popular fishing spot. DOUG KUNTZ

The osprey was tangled in fishing line that may have been wound into the material of the nest it built near a popular fishing spot. DOUG KUNTZ

With the fishing line around its leg the osprey end up upside down and unable to get itself back into the nest. DOUG KUNTZ

With the fishing line around its leg the osprey end up upside down and unable to get itself back into the nest. DOUG KUNTZ

East Hampton Town Police Marine Patrol provided a boat to a wildlife rescue volunteer to get at the osprey. DOUG KUNTZ

East Hampton Town Police Marine Patrol provided a boat to a wildlife rescue volunteer to get at the osprey. DOUG KUNTZ

authorMichael Wright on Jun 5, 2024
Wildlife rescue volunteers on Monday freed an osprey that had become entangled in fishing line and was dangling upside down below its own nest off the tip of the Three... more

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