Conanicut Island Raptor Project

Photo by Deb Seeger-Pini
The Conanicut Island Raptor Project, founded in 2005, is dedicated to the preservation, study and enjoyment of Jamestown's birds of prey. It is CIRP's belief that an informed community that values its wildlife will act responsibly to protect wild animals and the habitat on which they depend for survival. 

Our Osprey have headed south for the winter and will return at the end of March.  Our streaming video nest web cam will be up an running when they return…..stay tuned!! 

2014 Statistics

Male returned to the nest March 29th, female several days later

Female appeared to be incubating eggs on April 16th

Female is incubating two eggs observed on April 19th, three eggs observed on the 21st.

April 27th the female was off the eggs and there appears to be four!  Eggs hatch in 35-43 days or around the third-fourth week of May.

May 26th or 27th the first chick hatched.  Two eggs did not hatch.

Juvenile growing and should be flying shortly.

The parents left the nest area in early September to probably begin their migration south.

The juvenile began its journey south the third week of September.

Adults will return at the end of March 2015.

JOIN US FOR OUR TENTH YEAR!!!!

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