LIVESTREAM: Osprey chicks hatch in nest atop WNDU studio tower

Published: Apr. 14, 2023 at 1:36 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - As you may have noticed during our First Alert Weather team’s forecasts, a couple of ospreys have formed a nest on our studio tower!

They laid three eggs in late April, and all of them have finally hatched!

We want you to help us name these hatchlings! Let us know what you think they should be named by clicking here!

Here’s a timeline of how their progression since they’ve made our studio tower home! You can also keep an eye on their progress by watching the video above or by clicking here.

Friday, April 21:

The Potawatomi Zoo joined Lauren Moss and Matt Engelbrecht on 16 News Now at 4 to answer some of your questions about the new ospreys who have made our WNDU Studios home!

Monday, April 24:

These ospreys are really starting to settle in now!

Thursday, April 27:

And now there are two!!

Sunday, April 30:

Three eggs!!!

Friday, June 2:

The first egg hatched sometime overnight! Here’s video of the newborn chick being fed some fish for breakfast!

Sunday, June 4:

The second egg has hatched! Here’s video of both newborns being fed breakfast by their parents!

Monday, June 5:

The third and final egg has hatched!!! You can see all three of the chicks in the nest in the picture below the video!


Latest News

Latest News