For the first time, satellite transmitter technology is allowing the public to follow two adult
Ozzie, who winters along the south coast of
In previous years, Mass Audubon, which tracks the birds, had to watch their nests to see when they would arrive. But now, the technology will not only help them know when the birds arrive likely this month, but how long it took each bird to get to their breeding grounds.
You can follow Hudson’s and Ozzie’s trip north on the Westport Osprey website at www.westportosprey.org. The osprey migration maps are updated every three days.
And you can also vote as to which osprey you believe will first arrive. (The map shows Hudson's journey in recent days and pinpoints where Ozzie is hanging out in Cuba.)
Now the two ospreys outfitted with transmitters will allow the two conservation organizations to learn more about where the Westport osprey catch their fish locally and where they migrate in the winter.
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