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Old Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 19:07   #1
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Osprey caught a fish!

Hello,

So, I was biking with my birding camera, and I spotted an Osprey sitting on a telephone pole. I got a picture of it. On closer inspection of the photo, I noticed it had a fish in its talons.

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It caught breakfast!

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Old Wednesday 4th September 2019, 00:49   #2
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Jared, I was amazed at the size of some of the fish that Ospreys were pulling out of the water and flying off with - so I started a thread about it - some true whoppers there - some may even outweigh the bird ! https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=377152





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