Osprey Resources for Education


Osprey in flight.

Jennifer Delgarmo

The Return of the Fish Hawk

The Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Audubon Society of New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department also created an osprey curriculum (PDF) piece.

Ospreys Flyways Project

Be part of an international effort to track osprey migrations. Schools across the globe are part of the Ospreys Flyways Project and participating in World Osprey Week.

NOAA Chesapeake Bay Buoy System

Tie the osprey migration data to water quality data from NOAA's Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System. Access data from multiple points in the Chesapeake to see how water quality and weather affect the birds' feeding and flight patterns.

Osprey Feel the Heat

The migratory schedule of osprey is being altered by a new environmental problem: climate change. There are an increasing number of reports of osprey overwintering in the Bay, instead of migrating south to Brazil. Article published in the Spring 2012 issue of CBF's Save the Bay magazine. Webpage   Magazine

CBF Student Wave

Preserve and restore the streams and rivers that run through the Bay watershed. These are the lifelines for fish that our osprey feed on during their spring and summer stay with us. CBF's Student Wave website has videos that show you how to do it step-by-step.

Online Osprey Puzzle

Take a quiz to complete the osprey puzzle. Try it

Migration Tracking Data from Movebank.com

Download tracking data for Nick, Hackett, and Holly

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