Osprey Resources for Education

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 piece. Download (PDF)

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 in March 2014. Go to website

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. Go to website

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


Hear an Osprey Call


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. cbf.org/StudentWave

Migration Tracking Data from Movebank.com
Download tracking data for Nick, Hackett, and Holly

Build an Osprey Tower
Check out these guides to build your own osprey tower. Please note that you must have permission to put up an osprey tower on private property. (see disclaimer, CBF is not encouraging students to capture and tag osprey) photo attached and below. Go to web page

Online Osprey Puzzle
Take a quiz to complete the osprey puzzle. Try it

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