Osprey nest burns

Subject: Osprey nest burns
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2018 07:34:15 +1000
That is an egregious example of poor planning and operational management
etc.  Any idea how many other breeding species were affected?
Martin Butterfield

On Fri, 7 Sep 2018 at 19:00, Tony Ashton <> wrote:

> A sombre Hi all,
> A Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service burn in Town Common Conservation
> Park yesterday destroyed an active Osprey nest - with, possibly, loss of
> unseen eggs or young (female on and off nest for several months). Dead nest
> tree fell. Only one of the three resident Ospreys close by today. Probably
> last year's youngster, late and yet to go off on its own, nervily calling
> and being harassed by Black Kites looking for after-burn pickings.
> Tony Ashton
> (pictures: blog: tyto tony  fbook: Tony Ashton)
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