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West River Memorial Park Osprey Cam

Located in New Haven, Connecticut. Courtesy of Menunkatuck Audubon Society.

This live video provides a unique, genuine, and close-up view of Osprey, a migratory bird that breeds in Connecticut in the spring and summer. During the breeding season, you will have a chance to observe nature in action through the daily lives of the Osprey occupying this platform as they build their nest, feed, incubate their eggs, and care for their young. View more wildlife cams on Audubon Live!

FAQ ABOUT THE OSPREY AND THE CAMERA

Q: The camera's down! What's happening?
A: This camera is powered by solar energy. Expect streaming interruptions during low-light conditions, overcast, and unfavorable weather—when the camera has not received enough sunlight to power up. If you notice it's down for an extended period of time, you can email ct@audubon.org to let us know.

Q: What's that shiny thing in the nest?
A: Sometimes, you may notice trash in the Osprey nest. Unfortunately, Osprey are attracted to bright, shiny items like balloons and food wrappers. This serves as a good reminder for us humans—please don’t litter!

Q: Who owns or operates your Audubon Live! cameras?
A: Learn more about the cameras here.

Q: A predator is at the nest, can you do anything about it?
A: Click here to view our cam/nest intervention protocol.

This camera was made possible by a grant from The Watershed Fund: Regional Water Authority and in collaboration with the Menunkatuck Audubon Society, New Haven Parks, Recreation, and Trees Department, New Haven Public Schools, Barnard Nature Center, and Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School.

To learn more about this Osprey cam and the Menunkatuck Audubon Society, the Audubon Connecticut chapter in Guilford, Connecticut, visit menunkatuck.org.

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