Author Archives: Harriett Raptor

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.

The Eagle

Still in the picture The Doctor found the eagle nest today. It is only ¼ mile from Harriett’s.

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Getting ready

Last year eggs were laid April 5th, 6th and 7th. Harriett continues to configure her nest. The walls are stacked neatly and intertwined. The interior is lined with a base of soft grass. Jonathan brings in some Spanish moss.  

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The Doctor’s third platform

The Doctor’s third platform ——- Jan, 2019 to present. “Thank you, Doctor,” said Harriett.

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The Doctor’s second platform

The Doctor’s second platform. The Taj Mahal Destroyed by Hurricane Florence – September 7, 2018

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Doctor’s platform #1

Urban development, road building, agriculture, logging, erosion, water pollution and more are destroying the natural habitat of osprey. Man-made artificial platforms have been helpful. The Doctor’s first platform – 2014   Hurricane Arthur  

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Osprey nest 3

Ospreys are beachcombers. A sundry of shore line flotsam and jetsam are frequently found incorporated into their structures: plastic bags, pieces of plastic toys, fishing line and more. Looking at an osprey nest, one can tell how the world has … Continue reading

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Osprey nest 2

Osprey Nest 2 The nest site is not far from water, usually on top of a large tree (often with a dead or broken top) allowing 360 degrees of visibility. Nesting on a structure over water will protect them from … Continue reading

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