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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

VIMS OspreyCam

Enjoy a live view of our "fish hawks"

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Watch real-time images of an osprey family during their annual nesting and breeding season on the waters of Chesapeake Bay. The images—brought to you by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science—come from a nesting platform in the waters of York River immediately in front of  VIMS' campus in Gloucester Point, Virginia. The nest site protects the resident ospreys from predators and gives them easy access to nearby York River fishing grounds.

NOTE: Our feed currently incorporates no audio, due to both technical challenges and to protect the privacy of those on our working pier. If the feed is dark, it is nighttime in the U.S. Eastern time zone (UTC -5) where the VIMS OspreyCam operates.