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Trackers Say Osprey Are Thriving On The East End

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Wall of Distinction committee members Darren Phillilps, left, and Michael Mackey, go through old newspaper clippings about the inaugural Wall of Distinction class. BY ERIN MCKINLEY

Wall of Distinction committee members Darren Phillilps, left, and Michael Mackey, go through old newspaper clippings about the inaugural Wall of Distinction class. BY ERIN MCKINLEY

Students and parents in the new gym at OLH on Sunday morning.  DANA SHAW

Students and parents in the new gym at OLH on Sunday morning. DANA SHAW

The Nature Conservancy's Preserve Manager Mike Scheibel makes a note that an osprey nest is active, after checking it out with his Swarovski scope. SHAYE WEAVER

The Nature Conservancy's Preserve Manager Mike Scheibel makes a note that an osprey nest is active, after checking it out with his Swarovski scope. SHAYE WEAVER

Osprey are migratory raptors that travel down to the Caribbean and South America during the winter and return, in this case along the Atlantic Coast, in mid-March to their nests, typically the exact same nest or one in the exact same area.   DANA SHAW

Osprey are migratory raptors that travel down to the Caribbean and South America during the winter and return, in this case along the Atlantic Coast, in mid-March to their nests, typically the exact same nest or one in the exact same area. DANA SHAW

Osprey are migratory raptors that travel down to the Caribbean and South America during the winter and return, in this case along the Atlantic Coast, in mid-March to their nests, typically the exact same nest or one in the exact same area.

Osprey are migratory raptors that travel down to the Caribbean and South America during the winter and return, in this case along the Atlantic Coast, in mid-March to their nests, typically the exact same nest or one in the exact same area.

author on May 27, 2014
Mike Scheibel immediately knew he had an active nest, so he hopped out of his pickup truck, pulled out a Swarovski spotting scope and watched the ospreys in action.One osprey... more

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