Join EarthCam and the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
at the University of Florida
, to view a nesting pair of ospreys situated on the right field light pole of the UF baseball stadium. The department's mission is to foster education and expand knowledge, using multi-disciplinary approaches, for the purpose of understanding, managing, and conserving biological resources. The primary goal of the department's programs is to develop and communicate the knowledge necessary for enhancing the conservation and management of wildlife and their habitats for the greatest aesthetic, ecological, economic, and recreational values.
The votes are in! The osprey chick is called Fluff Butt! We wish Fluff Butt well as he/she learns to fly and fish with the parents. Thanks for all your votes!