Ready to Take the Plunge


Osprey inhabiting nests within Silver Eel Cove and both transfer stations frequent the southwestern tip of Fishers Island, especially the sandy shoals along the airfield.

Here, an osprey, also known as a “sea hawk”, hovers steadily while eyeing fish below, before diving feet first.

From the Field, Field Note by Justine Kibbe, July 22, 2019