Tag: ospreys

June 12, 2020

Microplastics detected in birds of prey for first time

For the first time, researchers have detected microplastics in the guts of birds of prey. These tiny particles, which may come from clothes, cosmetics or the breakdown of larger plastics...

April 18, 2016

Ospreys recover in Chesapeake despite pollutants

The Chesapeake Bay is now home to around 10,000 mating pairs of ospreys despite constant levels of some chemical pollutants in the water. “The osprey population in the Chesapeake is...