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

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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