Osprey Thunderhead / Osprey Thunder Head

With storms menacing the Bay yesterday afternoon, Ben Wurst of the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ once again finds himself the only boat out on Barnegat Bay
With storms menacing the Bay yesterday afternoon, Ben Wurst of the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ once again finds himself on the only boat out on Barnegat Bay.
But there are nest to be checked (like this failed but organic/natural Osprey nest just discovered)....
But there are nests to be checked (like this failed but organic/natural Osprey nest just discovered yesterday, built on a washed-up boat ladder)….
... Platforms to be repaired...
… Platforms to be repaired…
... young to be banded...
… and young to be banded…
It's a race against time to deploy the flashy, new, easy-to-read, RED auxiliary bands as these babies are ready to FLY.
It’s a race against time to deploy the flashy, new, easy-to-read, RED auxiliary bands.
Because our babies are RTF: Ready To Fly.
Because our babies are RTF: Ready To Fly.
Osprey Thunderhead
Osprey Thunderhead
Osprey Thunder Head
Osprey Thunder Head

Please consider donating to the New Jersey Osprey Project through the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ. The Osprey Project’s boat is in need of some serious repair and we don’t want Ben puttering around, trying to outrace storms in his tiny back-up boat!