The Osprey Cam was offline for the winter, and resumed operations today (March 20, 2019) after the return of Ospreys to the Chesapeake Beach area. If anyone has a "return observation date" please email the webmaster .
To view Live Video from Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Osprey Camera, click here .
2017 Observations from the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Osprey Cam
Growing Up Osprey: Wildlife Reality TV Returns to Osprey Cam
2016 Observations from the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Osprey Cam
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center - Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) -- leaving site
Osprey - Chesapeake Bay Program -- leaving site
All About Ospreys -- leaving site
Osprey Watch - Center for Conservation Biology -- leaving site
Osprey - National Wildlife Federation -- leaving site
About Ospreys - Virginia Institute of Marine Science -- leaving site
USFWS Chesapeake Bay Field Office -- leaving site
Osprey Facts - US Fish & Wildlife Service -- leaving site
Osprey Cam Notes: This camera is located above and adjacent to an osprey nest platform that was erected during the Spring of 2014 by Chesapeake Beach Public Works personnel and volunteers. It is located generally due north of the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail and is powered by a solar array.
This Osprey Nest Platform is located at 38°41'21.1"N 76°32'28.8"W near the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail within the Town of Chesapeake Beach (MD) in Calvert County. The Trail for the mort part runs parallel to Fishing Creek about 1/2 mile upstream from the Creek mouth where it enters Chesapeake Bay proper.
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