Eastern Osprey

The Eastern Osprey was the subject of my Master of Science research and I continue to colour-band the nestlings when opportunities arise.

adult Eastern Osprey
adult Eastern Osprey

feeding on fish Angourie Bay, Yuraygir National Park

Immature female
Immature female

from Yamba, in permanent care de to injured wing

1. Osprey banding Tweed sand bypass
1. Osprey banding Tweed sand bypass

Adult on nest

2. Adult taking off from nest
2. Adult taking off from nest

Tweed sand bypass

3. Adult leaving nest
3. Adult leaving nest

Tweed sand bypass

4. Adult flying off nest
4. Adult flying off nest

Tweed sand bypass

5. Adult leaving nest
5. Adult leaving nest

Tweed sand bypass

6. Nestling banding - nestling on
6. Nestling banding - nestling on

nest, Tweed sand bypass

7. Nestling banding - fishing line
7. Nestling banding - fishing line

on nest, Tweed sand bypass

8. Nestling banding -
8. Nestling banding -

egg in nest, Tweed sand bypass

9. Nestling banding - egg on nest
9. Nestling banding - egg on nest

Tweed sand bypass

10. Nestling banding -
10. Nestling banding -

fish remains in nest, Tweed sand bypass

11. Nestling banding
11. Nestling banding

Tweed sand bypass

12. Nestling with colour bands
12. Nestling with colour bands

Tweed sand bypass

1. Nestling banding Blackwatch
1. Nestling banding Blackwatch

near Stotts Island, Tweed Valey

2. Nest on cradle Blackwatch
2. Nest on cradle Blackwatch

near Stotts Island showing nest on cradle

3. Nestling with colour bands
3. Nestling with colour bands

Blackwatch, Tweed Valley

4. Colour bands
4. Colour bands

Blackwatch, Tweed Valley

 1. Osprey banding Tick Gates
1. Osprey banding Tick Gates

Boyd Bay nestlings on nest with adult feeding one nestling

2. Osprey banding Tick Gates
2. Osprey banding Tick Gates

nestlings on nest with adult female feeding one nestling, Boyd Bay

3. Osprey banding Tick Gates
3. Osprey banding Tick Gates

nestlings one nest

4. Osprey banding Tick Gates
4. Osprey banding Tick Gates

nestlings on nest

5. Osprey banding Tick Gates
5. Osprey banding Tick Gates

Boyd Bay, colour bands

Adult feeding on mullet
Adult feeding on mullet

Lawrence

Osprey pair at nest tree
Osprey pair at nest tree

Tullymorgan Road

Adults on nest and in nest tree
Adults on nest and in nest tree

Tullymorgan Road

Osprey nest
Osprey nest

Tullymorgan Road

Adult on nest
Adult on nest

Crystal Waters, Yamba