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.

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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

Harriett O. Raptor 8-year-old mother of five, lifelong mate of Ozzie Raptor until he perished last year, fluent in telepathy with The Doctor and possessor of genetic memory. She is an intellectual, a scholar, philosopher and thinker; a wise, learned osprey especially distinguished for her expertise on the H. sapiens problem.
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