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Yesterday I finally saw young chicks in some of the Osprey nests at the Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. The one shown below had two, possibly three, chicks who were very hungry.

Mother Osprey and chicks

Mother Osprey and chicks

Osprey mother feeding chick.

Osprey mother feeding chick.

After a few minutes, the mother reminded her stoic mate that more fish was needed.

Mama Osprey: We need more food, dear. Will you go get more fish?

Mama Osprey: We need more food, dear. Will you go get more fish?

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