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Two Juvenile Ospreys Among the Latest Victims of Government-Sanctioned Killing

1 month ago   |   By Alley Cat

An osprey feeds her chicks. On Monday in Calvert County, Maryland, a different osprey had her young snatched from their nest by a government agency. The two juveniles were later killed.
Right now, in many parts of the country, young ospreys are about to leave their nests. By August, juveniles born in May will have fledged, or developed the feathers necessary to fly. Soon they will be gorgeous, independent adult raptors, known for their distinctive plumage and powerful dives into the water.
However, in a case that has caused widespread outrage, two beautiful 2-month-old osprey juveniles in...
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