No surprise, really. They're beautiful birds to watch. There's one that
used to fish on (what passes for a 'lake' in the Miami area) the lake behind
my house, and darned if he/she didn't get some nice bass outa there. I
could never get 'em with hook and line..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Lux" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 4:52 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Towers and Sea Birds
> At 10:44 AM 7/24/2006, Richard M. Gillingham wrote:
>>Joking aside, the osprey is probably close to to the top of the avian food
>>chain in your neighborhood, so he's probably not afraid of many things.
>>ideas for obstructing his perch are probably the most practical. Then
>>there's always the shotgun. Is the osprey a protected species??
> Almost all "top of the food chain" species are protected under CITES, as
> well as a whole raft of migratory species that are protected in one form
> US Fish and Wildlife Service has a huge amount of data
> And sure enough, Ospreys are covered.
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