Land & Conservation

Watch Now: Osprey Chick’s First Days

Raptors care for their newborn on Skidaway Island, Georgia

Photo: @LandSavEagleCam

An image of the chick taken from video.

An osprey chick has arrived.

Last month we wrote about a nest above The Landings, on Skidaway Island, Georgia, where an osprey couple was tending three eggs. On Sunday, the first of the eggs hatched.

The parents’ initial feedings and care of the young raptor are happening now, and the live view from the high-definition cameras is mesmerizing. Have a look:

Follow The Landings Bird Cam (@LandSavEagleCam) on Twitter for updates.