March 30, 2024

Become an OspreyWatcher – It’s fun and easy

By: Bryan Watts4/2/24  CCB is thrilled to announce the launch of OspreyWatch 2.0.  With support from conservationists Briscoe and Kenan White and innovative programmer Jim Verhagen […]
March 30, 2024

Four generations of W&M graduate students collaborate on osprey paper

By: Bryan Watts4/1/24 The Biology Department within William & Mary has been a center for osprey work for more than 50 years.  Over that time, the […]
January 11, 2024

Moving Osprey

By: Bryan Watts1/4/2024 We put in on Hoskins Creek in Tappahannock and ran out to the open Rappahannock River.  Mitchell Byrd was at the helm of […]
July 14, 2023
Osprey with menhaden

The Center for Conservation Biology documents unprecedented osprey nest failures within the lower Chesapeake Bay

For release: July 14, 2023 Williamsburg, VA – In 2023, The Center for Conservation Biology has documented the highest rate of osprey nest failure ever recorded […]
July 8, 2023
Osprey brood on the upper James River near Hopewell, Virginia.

A tale of two bays: Osprey fortunes diverge

By: Bryan Watts7/5/2023 Over the past few years, I have received questions from homeowners, watermen and keen observers around the lower Chesapeake Bay about osprey.  Waterfront […]
July 7, 2022
Jan Reese talking osprey and other species over lunch

The osprey man of Tilghman

By: Bryan Watts7/7/2022 It is impossible to think about osprey in the upper Chesapeake Bay, particularly around the area of the Choptank River and Eastern Bay, […]
August 26, 2009

Azalea on Little Wicomico River

This satellite map covers a wide time range through the early morning August 24 so that you can see better how Azalea (HH) has wandered first to […]