ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of ospreys that built their nest on a pole holding a Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic camera will have to find a new home.
The Maryland Transportation Authority, which operates the bridge, says officials removed the nest Friday so the camera’s view isn’t blocked and for the safety of the birds.READ MORE: 3 Dead In Domestic-Related Laurel Shooting, Child Hospitalized
Authority spokesman John Sales says that when officials moved the camera, which pivots to show traffic, the ospreys got agitated and attacked it. The nest was also blocking the view of the roadway.READ MORE: DC Michelin Star Restaurant Little Pearl Temporarily Closing In Part Due To Cicada Season
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told Maryland officials they could remove the nest because there were no eggs or young in it.MORE NEWS: Inside The Case: How Federal Agents Built Their Investigation Into Catherine Pugh's 'Healthy Holly' Book Scandal
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