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    General shots wash from boat and view of river
    4 ft

    General View Osprey in nest on what is called an Aid to Navigation (a platform with lights marking a channel) then bird takes off and in flight
    13 ft

    General Shots coastguard team approach Osprey nest on Aid to Navigation platform and moor
    18 ft

    Semi View Coastguard patrol broadcast...
    26 ft

    General Views Bowman's Mate servicing Aid to Navigation with birds nest of top of it. General Shots of man and of bird in nest and in flight
    47 ft

    Close Up stuffed Osprey in office at College in Virginia pull back to General Shot scientist typing report
    53 ft

    General View pan in to Incubator pull back to scientist opens fridge and brings cut egg boxes with Osprey eggs in
    63 ft

    Close Up eggs in boxes and various shots of eggs being handled Close Up scientist Interviewed
    82 ft

    Close up Coastguard Interviewed
    104 ft

    General Views maintenance work on the Aid to Navigation
    107 ft

    Bird in flight Close Up bird in nest
    110 ft

    Close Up Bowsen's Mate speaks Interviewed
    112 ft

    Close Up coastguard speaks
    117 ft

    General Views bird flying and shots of river
    128 ft

    "Aid to Navigation Servicing Personnel" will not destroy or in any way Interfere with any bird nest found on Aid to Navigation until the nesting season is over".

    "Quite apart from simply leaving the next"

    "In general simply being extremely co-operative and helping with the problem

    "Why weren't the coastguard always taking a kindly positive attitude toward the Osprey".

    "They were just wiping out everything".

    "Do you get to know some of these bids that come back year after year? reply "Not on a first name basis"

    "Every year they seem to keep going back to the same aids, you know it seems like wherever they go they come back the next year and they build that nest on the same aid."


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