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Great Lakes Line Builders came to the assistance of the Feather rehab center again this year to help us band ospreys in the New London area. We only had two active nests. The following photos tell the story of the birds and the people who care about them.


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Jeff Law
Dan Verhagen
We do wildlife
We do wildlife
Tower lights at the park in Manawa
Tower lights at the park in Manawa
Nest on the lights
Nest on the lights
Female with young
Female with young
Male eastern bluebird
Male eastern bluebird
The heavy equipment arrives
The heavy equipment arrives
The crew
The crew
Up to the top
Up to the top
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Les Billman operates the bucket.
Les Billman operates the bucket.
Up a bit more
Up a bit more
And then there were THREE
And then there were THREE
Up close
Up close
About 5-1/2 weeks old
About 5-1/2 weeks old
Garbage in the nest
Garbage in the nest
Stay low, out of sight
Stay low, out of sight
Put them back
Put them back
Three down, three back up
Three down, three back up
Normal position
Normal position
Manawa three plus one July 23 2009.
Manawa three plus one July 23 2009.
Manawa chick on branch Aug 1 2009.
Manawa chick on branch Aug 1 2009.
A new beginning at the park
A new beginning at the park
Male bringing in nesting material
Male bringing in nesting material
He proves to her he can provide the fish.
He proves to her he can provide the fish.
Female checking out the site
Female checking out the site
Upset with the intruder
Upset with the intruder
She defends the nest.
She defends the nest.
Dan ever watching the flying female
Dan ever watching the flying female
Dan at the top
Dan at the top
First chick coming down
First chick coming down
First chick down
First chick down
Are we done yet?
Are we done yet?
Another osprey friend
Another osprey friend
Another red band applied to the left leg.
Another red band applied to the left leg.
Putting them back in the nest.jpg
Putting them back in the nest.jpg
Dan taking photos from the top
Dan taking photos from the top
Leave me alone up here
Leave me alone up here
Go away, we are waiting for dad to bring us breakfast.
Go away, we are waiting for dad to bring us breakfast.
 A job well done Dan
A job well done Dan
The osprey team
The osprey team
Life after banding.
Life after banding.
She still does not like me .
She still does not like me .
She watches the nest from the lights.
She watches the nest from the lights.
Getting ready for the big day.
Getting ready for the big day.
 July 23,2009  MP.
July 23,2009 MP.
Young bird off nest July 31 2009.
Young bird off nest July 31 2009.
This is 788-57720
This is 788-57720
Up close and personal
Up close and personal