A huge thanks goes to View Into The Blue, a company in Boulder County that specializes in streaming webcams, for helping us with our osprey cam setup.This is our fifth year running the camera and our first few years were plagued with technical difficulties.We can provide you with educational materials to support learning about osprey and other wildlife in Boulder County.
A lightning rod, two lightning suppression units, and shielded cables are used to protect the setup from lightning strikes.
Osprey nests weight an average of 400 pounds and are amended yearly.
No one knows why they collect all the different things that they do for their nest (including trash), other than to make the lining soft and to keep eggs from falling into voids in the stick nest.
The nest is mainly used for the osprey’s offspring.
The nests have to be wide enough to support up to six full-sized birds.