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A couple's retreat at the Osprey Nest

 

April 29, 2020

Dana Davis

The male of a nesting pair of Osprey prepares to land on a nesting platform along Pic Pike Road near Old Baldy Club on Friday afternoon.

A pair of Osprey have made the nesting platform on Pic Pike Road their home. The couple have been seen soaring around the area for several days.

Carbon Power and Light took the initiative to give the Osprey an alternate nest site that is safe, away from power lines. In the past the Boy Scouts also helped with the project.

There are quite a few of the platforms in our area. According to Biff Burton, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Game Warden, they are very successful, giving the Osprey a safe place to nest. The man made platforms help reduce the mortality of the birds and reduces the ri...



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