Osprey Nest Monitoring & Banding

YVAS Volunteers have been monitoring and collecting data at Osprey Nests since 2009.  In 2012, the banding of Osprey nestlings was added to further the study of Osprey nestling dispersal and survival.    

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Ospreys Returning in the Spring
Photo By Jackie Gardner

 

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Nest Building
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Geese Like Osprey Nests
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Osprey Snagging a Fish
Photo By Steve Ostermiller

 

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Males Bring Fish to Incubating Females
Photo By George Mowat

 

Osprey Delivering Fish Photo By Rebecca Shirley

Osprey Delivering Fish to Nestlings
Photo By Rebecca Shirley

 

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Bandings are Done in Early Morning When Cool
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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The 200th Nestling Banded Along the Yellowstone River
Photo By Marco Restani

 

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Osprey Nest Monitor
Photo By Peter Cummins

 

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Adult Ospreys are Very Attentive at Banding
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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One Banded Nestling With Two Adults
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Nestling Exercising its Wings
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Fledglings Learn the Art of Fishing
Photo By Edie Linneweber

 

Building the Nest Photo by Teus Sterkenberg

Nest Building
Photo by Teus Sterkenberg

 

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Nest Building
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Goose Incubating on Osprey Platform
Photo By George Mowat

 

Osprey Hoovering over Water Photo By Rebecca Shirley

Osprey Hoovering over Water
Photo By Rebecca Shirley

 

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Incubating Female
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Female on Nest, Male Perched on Osprey Baffle
Photo By Dorothy Bartlett

 

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Nestlings are Kept Cool and in Shade
Photo By Deb Regele

 

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Osprey Nest Monitor
Photo By Deb Regele

 

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Osprey Nest Monitor
Photo By Deb Regele

 

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Adults Returning After Banding
Photo By Edie Linneweber

 

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Nestlings on Verge of Fledging
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Fledgling Exercising its Wings
Photo By George Mowat

 

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2106 Banded Fledgling
Photo by George Mowat

 

 

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Gathering Nesting Material
Photo By Edie Linneweber

 

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Guarding Nest Against Intruders
Photo By Steve Regele

 

Osprey Photo By Teus Sterkenberger

Ospreys Do Like Baling Twine
Photo By Teus Sterkenberger

 

Osprey Hoovering over Water Photo By Rebecca Shirley

Osprey Hoovering over Water
Photo By Rebecca Shirley

 

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Male Near Nest as Female Incubates
Photo By George Mowat

 

Osprey Delivering Fish Photo By Edie Linneweber

Osprey Delivering Fish to Nestlings
Photo By Edie Linneweber

 

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Measurements are Recorded at Banding
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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Weight is Recorded
Photo By Marco Restani

 

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Lineman
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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Banded Nestlings Returned to the Nest
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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Four Banded Nestlings
Photo By Steve Regele

 

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Nestlings on Verge of Fledging
Photo By George Mowat

 

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Fledgling Exercising its Wings
Photo By George Mowat

 

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76B – Female Osprey Banded in the Paradise Valley in 2014, Reported in Veracruz Mexico in 2015 and Photographed in Livingston in 2016
Photo By Edie Linneweber

 

 

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