Welcome to the home of ospreys Rachel and Steve in Hog Island, Maine. Perched atop a 30-foot tower, this live cam peers directly into the nest, where Rachel and Steve reunite every spring after a winter apart.
In the Spring, watch for...
Here's the typical timing for these key nesting events:
- April 6: First adult returns to nest
- April 11: Both adults now at nest
- April 27: First egg
- April 30: Second egg
- Beginning of May: Third egg
- June 4: First egg pips
- June 5: First egg hatches
- June 6: Second egg hatches
- June 9: Third egg hatches
- July 9: Eating and growing
- July 21: Practicing flight skills
- July 31: First chick fledged
- August 1: Second chick fledged
- August 7: Third chick fledged
- End of August: First fall migration
* Dates are from 2014.