Richie immediately took on dad duties and asked for his turn at incubation.
Video by VA on sfbayospreys youtube channel
Richie's other duties are to guard the nest, flying to the nest anytime he sees an intruder, to bring fish to Rosie, and to bring nest items Rosie will also bring items. Unfortunately, both have begun bringing HMO's (human made objects) to the nest lately: two plastic bags, a hard red plastic thing and a rope. More information on these objects can be found in the Fish Matrix, logged along with the fish.
They have the routine down this year. There are fewer human made objects in the nest this year probably due to clean-up efforts by concerned citizens. There has been a brown plastic bag, which isn't too hazardous for the adult ospreys and two small red plastic items. Of course, Richie always has to have something red in the nest!