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Biologist John Castrale checks an osprey chick's wing while other biologists look on. Photo by Alisha Schiffli.
Osprey have sharp tallons for catching prey. Photo by Alisha Schiffli.
Biologists mark the osprey chicks to identify them after reintroduction. The chicks are tracked so that biologists can determine the success of the ospreys in the wild. Photo byAlisha Schiffli.
Also known as the fish hawk, these raptors feed mainly on fish, but will also hunt rodents, birds, small vertebrates and crustaceans. Photo by Alisha Schiffli.
Funding for the osprey reintroduction project is made possible through donations to the Endangered Wildlife Fund. Photo by Alisha Schiffli.
The ospreys are painted different colors to help biologists identify and track the ospreys after they are released. Photo by Scott Marshall.