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“Edwin” The Osprey is Tagged

by Pierce Rafferty
Rob Bierregaard, a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, was invited by the Museum to come to Fishers Island on May 11, 2013, to “tag” an osprey with a satellite transmitter.

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“Edwin” Chosen as Name for “Tagged” Osprey

From the 21 names submitted to the HLFM as part of a naming contest for the F.I. osprey that will soon be “tagged” with a transmitter, the name “Edwin” has been chosen to honor the late Edwin H. Horning (1919-2008), beloved teacher, naturalist and former curator of the HLFM.  The name was submitted by Sarah Rose who wrote: “Mr. Horning …

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