- Coming down SH 133 about a mile north of Paonia Reservoir sitting on
top of a dead spruce tree, yesterday.
Also, lots of Cedar Waxwings hanging around the farm this week. One
died after hitting the patio door. A few days before, a sharpie flew
into the glass with a thud but fortunately got up & flew away.
- Saw an osprey soaring over Confluence Park in Delta today about noon.-Missy
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On the River Front Trail west of 29 Road in GJ this a.m. I saw 2 osprey close to a nest that has been occupied for years. On Monday, there was only the one bird in the area, today the 2 were perched in the same tree close to the nest. One bird appeared to be larger than another, so I'm not sure if the smaller is a young one or the female. I've checked all my books and none mention whether or not there is a size difference between the male and female, but it looks to me to be a mated pair.
Saw my FOS Osprey this a.m. on the River Front Trail east of 29 Road in GJ. It appears to be nest building.
Yesterday, I saw two Belted Kingfishers tusseling in flight over a pond, when one of them splashed into the water. After a brief struggle, it took off and chased after the other one.
- Hi All,As of yesterday April 1, osprey are back in the Roaring Fork Valley in at least two different locations.So far, they have been spotted at the fish hatchery nest on 133 in Carbondale by Mary Harrisand at the Emma nest by Donna Chase.take care,Mary