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Osprey with fish
Hans&Judy Beste

Osprey with fish (Pandion haliaetus)

Still working at the Osprey site on the river,we got this one carrying a fish yesterday morning.No idea of the fish's identity,but we are hoping to get a name via some of our local fishing friends shortly.
Mangrove lined river
Gold Coast,Queensland,Australia
Date taken
17th April 2009
Scientific name
Pandion haliaetus
Equipment used
Canon 40D with 70-300mm lens at 300mm
Superb action shot!! I think it's really interesting that the Osprey always shift their prey so that it's carried head first for improved aerodynamics!

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