What to Expect – “Semi-Precocia”

Unlike most birds, osprey will continue to brood (keep warm) their chicks even after they are born. Often they will brood their hatchlings until the last egg has hatched.


Like all diurnal birds of prey, osprey hatchlings emerge as “semi-precocial” young.

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Down covers their bodies.

Down covers their bodies and their eyes open hours after hatching.  
They will actively take food with their bills.

About Harriett Raptor

Eight-year-old mother of five, fluent in telepathy, a possessor of genetic memory, a genius and scholar. Harriett holds the equivalent of a PhD in philosophy, biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and the Homo sapiens’ concept of the humanities. Her understanding of mathematics and logic are beyond Homo sapiens’ current comprehension. Harriett is a thinker, a wise osprey, especially distinguished for her expertise in the Homo sapiens problem.
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