Raptor Rehab Center under development...
Target Opening:
July 2020!

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Raptor Rehab Center under development...
Target Opening:
July 2020!

Please support our efforts!

Raptor Rehab Center under development...
Target Opening:
July 2020!

Please support our efforts!

Maryland Raptor Conservation Center. Rescue. Rehabilitate. Release. Research. Educate.
Injured raptor? Call Owl Moon Raptor Center: 301-353-8947
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We've had many people ask how to identify between the male and the female Osprey.

Female Osprey

This image (above) shows the female, sitting alone on the nest. Note the speckling on her chest, which some have described as a "necklace."

Male (flying) and female

This image (above) shows the male coming in for a landing on the nest, with the female already on the nest. Note, on the male, the plain white chest.

Male and female

This image (above) shows both the male (foreground, white chest), and female (background, speckled chest)