Golden Gate Osprey Crane Cam

Richmond, California, United States

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2022 Seaspm
Season Summary: TBD

2021 Season
Season Summary: A successful season! Three eggs, Three Hatches and Three Fledges!
February 18, 2021 - Rosie Returns
February 25, 2021- Rose and Richmond reunite
March 24, 2021 - First Egg Laid
March 27, 2021 - Second Egg Laid
March 30, 2021 - Third Egg Laid
May 1, 2021 - First Hatch
May 3, 2021 - Second Hatch
May 5, 2021 - Third Hatch
June 19, 2021 - First Hover attempts
June 25, 2021 - Sage (WR) Fledges
July 1, 2021 - Poppy (ZP) Fledges
July 2, 2021 - Lupine (VZ) Fledges


2020 SEASON
Season Summary: 3 eggs, 3 hatches, 2 fledges

March 30, 2020 - First Egg Laid
April 2, 2020 - Second Egg Laid
April 5, 2020 - Third Egg Laid
May 6, 2020 - First Pip
May 7, 2020 - First Hatch
May 9, 2020 - Second Hatch
May 11, 2020 - Third Hatch
June 10, 2020 - Nestlings start to feed on their own at 33, 32 and 30 days old
June 17, 2020 - Nestlings are all banded and weighed, 2 males (ZD and XV) one female (WU)
June 22, 2020 - Oldest nestling at 45 days begins to hover followed by 44 day old female
June 29, 2020 - Oldest nestling at 52 days fledged from the nest to the crane cables
July 3, 2020 - Shasta (WU) female at 55 days old fledges from the nest to cables
July 5, 2020 - Tam fledged at 54 days
July 6, 2020 - Tam was injured flying up the crane boom, he was discovered the next morning and taken to WildCare of San Raphael for assessment, it was discovered that he had a broken leg, Surgery was performed and Tam was recovering. After the surgery, Tam's condition turned fatal. Since banding the nestling was the youngest and underweight.

2019 SEASON
Season Summary: 3 eggs laid, 3 eggs hatch, 2 fledges

March 31, 2019 - First egg laid
April 3, 2019 - Second egg laid
April 6, 2019 - Third egg laid
May 10, 2019 - First & second hatch
May 13, 2019 - Third hatch
May 15, 2019 - Third hatching dies due to cold weather
June 17, 2019- The two chicks are named by the Golden Gate Audubon Society. In hatch order:
"Peace-up" meansing Osprey in the Siuslaw native language

"Kiskasit" meaning Osprey in the Hanis Coos native langauge

June 30, 2019 - "Peace-up" fledges ( Watch Clip)
July 4, 2019 - "Kiskasit" fledges

2018 SEASON
Season Summary:
3 eggs laid, 3 hatches, 3 fledges

March 31, 2018 - First egg laid
April 3, 2018 - Second egg laid
April 6, 2018 - Third egg laid
May 9, 2018 - First hatch (watch clip)
May 11, 2018 - Second hatch
May 13, 2018 - Third hatch
June 1, 2018 - Chicks named by Golden Gate Audubon Society. In hatch order:
Roemer: In honor of Elsie Roemer, a GGAS conservationist who worked tirelessly to protect birds and their habitats
Victory: In honor of the shipyard workers of Richmond who built the Victory (and the Liberty) ships, including the Red Oak Victory, neighbor to the Whirley Crane nest site
Brisa: Meaning "breeze" in Spanish
June 21, 2018 - Chicks banded
July 1, 2018 - Roemer and Victory's fledge
July 6, 2018 - Brisa's fledge
2017 SEASON
Season Summary:
Clutch of three eggs, two hatches, two fledges

April 1, 2017 - First egg laid
April 4, 2017 - Second egg laid
April 7, 2017 - Third egg laid
May 1, 2017 - An egg was removed from the nest by the adult female
May 12, 2017 - First hatch
May 14, 2017 - Second hatch