By Griffen Smith
of the Pathfinder 

Osprey adventures: tracked migratory birds make continental travels


August 10, 2023

Griffen Smith, Pathfinder

Three young Ospreys sit on a nest near the Clearwater Junction on Aug. 1.

Ospreys are like the human snow bird, enjoying the cool rivers and lakes of Montana during the summer, while traveling thousands of miles south to enjoy a coastal retreat for the winter.

Recently discovered research shows just how amazing some of these birds can be, like flying across the gulf of Mexico, or returning to the exact same spot along the Clark Fork River from Central America.

"Some of these birds have amazing stories," said Rob Domenech, the executive director of the Raptor View Research Center. "If you see an osprey raising young, you should know that bird has been to hell an...

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