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Osprey with a History 7
This isn't the first time Bandit has done fish-catch flybys. Maybe I'm nuts, but I think she likes to show off to me. I'm happy to see her eating well after Hurricane Idilia. She looked a bit worse for wear last time I saw her (Osprey with a History 6). I'm moving from this place by the Gulf to five miles inland and am really going to miss her and her very noisy buddy. I believe that the other osprey I see here is her daughter. I call her BB for Bandit's Baby. BB screams a lot until Bandit comes and takes her fishing. BB has also been taking on the bald eagles here lately. She will dive and claw the backs of these birds that are at likely twice her size! Anyway, I'm starting to feel quite nostalgic to lose contact with Bandit again. If you use the Search box and Type in Osprey with a History, you will get all the posts about this very cool raptor.
Closely tied to water
Gulf Coast, Florida, USA
Date taken
September 21, 2023
Scientific name
Pandion haliaetus
Equipment used
Canon 70D / Canon EF 100-300 at 300mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/2000, f/9, ISO 1600
Awesome capture of Bandit with a prey.
Love reading about you and Bandit. Sorry to hear that you got to move.
Hope you can get to visit her area still and see her again after you have moved.

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Canon Canon EOS 70D
Focal length
220.0 mm
Exposure time
1/2000 second(s)
Off, did not fire
File size
34.1 KB
Date taken
Fri, 22 September 2023 11:46 AM
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