Virginia Osprey Festival
- Feb 28
- 3 min
Osprey Flyer, Volume IX, March Edition
Our Osprey Garden Greetings Osprey friends! OSPREY SIGHTING! On Sunday, February 26, one of our residents spotted an osprey sitting on a...
The Virginia Osprey Festival in Colonial Beach would like to express its appreciation to the Potomac River Fisheries Commission and its Executive Director, Martin Gary, for their support and use of its facilities to the festival over the years. Please visit their website and become familiar with this valuable organization located within the Town of Colonial Beach.
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Mike Callahan, Ospreys and Other Raptors Osprey Presentation and Guided Bird Walks has a love of birds, and shares that love throughout Southern MD and Virginia’s Northern Neck where he is a very popular nature guide and presenter.
He teaches environmental education for Charles County, MD Public Schools at the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center and works with the injured raptors housed there including owls, a red-tailed hawk and a bald eagle.
Twice president of the Maryland Ornithological Society and Audubon Chapters, he is currently the Raptor Conservation Chair for the Southern Maryland Audubon Society with whom he helps monitor barn owl and kestrel nest boxes.
On the Virginia side of the Potomac, he is the chief Ornithologist at Caledon State Park near King George, VA, famous for its eagle populations, where he conducts guided bird-walks and tours. Mike helped found the Colonial Beach Osprey Festival in 2019 and was one of its original co-chairs.