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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.
Habitat
Mangrove lined river
Location
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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Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
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