Osprey at nest site near Guelph

Seems a little late in the year however maybe it is a second brood or they could be young Osprey returning to the nest just because there is no place like home.  These two were busy building or repairing a nest as the gathered nearby branches and stuff  just east of Guelph on my way home from the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, a nice break in the drive for a few minutes.    I included a photo of the leg band, if you know someone involved with studying the Ontario Osprey, please share it with them, I did do an entry on the banding page however it came back that they are too busy to look into most notifications regarding bands, oh well.        Osprey 2016 w.webb-100 Osprey 2016 w.webb-102 Osprey 2016 w.webb-101 Osprey 2016 w.webb-103 Osprey 2016 w.webb-105 Osprey 2016 w.webb-104 Osprey 2016 w.webb-107 Osprey 2016 w.webb-106 Osprey 2016 w.webb-108 Osprey 2016 w.webb-110 Osprey 2016 w.webb-109 Osprey 2016 w.webb-111

This leg band appears to be from a study as it is not common for Osprey to be banded.

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Osprey

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This was an interesting senerio, one bird was injured and the other was attempting to get it to fly up to the nest.  Eventually it retreated to some bushes, we called the Osprey rescue who came and picked up the injured bird.  Near Orillia.563659_10150780836597040_2142061622_n