Bird fans watch the ospreys on a live Explore.org camera set up on Maine’s Hog Island. The camera offers real time looks at ospreys dubbed Steve and Rachel. The National Audubon Society says an eagle swooped in and stole chicks Big and Little while the cameras were running on Friday.

Audubon vice president for bird conservation Stephen Kress says the snatching of the chicks “shocked” viewers of the osprey camera. He is including footage of the capture in a blog post on Explore.org. The post says every bird is “just trying to stay alive and rear its young.”


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