osprey cam

Welcome to the Woods Hole Osprey Cam

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Ospreys are special birds. They are the only birds-of-prey that live almost exclusively on a diet of fish, which they catch on spectacular, sweeping dives after coming to a near-hover above the water. Ospreys are also on the rebound after DDT was banned in the U.S., but remain threatened by hunting in other countries. Here you can watch the inhabitants of one nest in Woods Hole, Mass., that is ideally located near the inland ponds and coastline of southwestern Cape Cod.

about ospreys

About Ospreys

Learn more about one of the world's most widespread birds-of-prey

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