Tag: magothy river

They’ve Returned!

The morning after my arrival from Africa, I was awoken to the sounds of an Osprey calling along the water. Could it be? Is it possible that Zorro and Esperanza have returned? For those that have been following me for a while, you know the tale well from […]

Flight Simulator School

Iceman: You two really are cowboys. Maverick: What’s your problem, Kazanski? Iceman: You’re everyone’s problem. That’s because every time you go up in the air, you’re unsafe. I don’t like you because you’re dangerous. Maverick: That’s right! Ice… man. I am dangerous.

Ospreys on the Magothy

Along the Magothy River on the Chesapeake Bay, the Osprey have flourished in numbers. An evening cruise on the upper river passed by nests on nearly every channel marker along the way. Their teenagers were tucked in for the evening, some enjoying their supper. A curious one sat […]

Moving In

I’m going to let you in on a secret – Zorro and Esperanza are moving in ! Yes, it is true. After all of this time, I spied them sitting on the new platform house shopping and discussing whether or not it would be a good place to […]

A Stick at a Time

It’s time for an update on Zorro and Esperanza. After building them a new nesting platform last week, Zorro and Esperanza have been determined to keep their original home on the neighbor’s boat lift. To help them with rebuilding their home, and hoping they would build on the […]


Well, I wish I could tell you that Zorro and Esperanza adopted the newly installed Osprey platform today. We had left some sticks in the middle of the yard for building. Zorro quickly seized the opportunity and took each and every stick. Only to…take it to the original […]

The Lovely Couple

I have to admit that I am now obsessed with the couple that have moved in next door. Allow me to introduce you to Esperanza and Zorro, the Osprey couple that you met just a couple of days ago. I’ve been watching them daily, mainly Esperanza screaming for […]