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  1. Osprey

    Osprey

    The Osprey is a unique fish-eating raptor placed in its own family, the Pandionidae. This is probably a male based on its mostly white chest. The yellow eye indicates an adult. Ospreys lack the supraorbital ridge above the eye making them appear less fierce and more bug-eyed than most other...
  2. Raptor-214

    Raptor-214

    The Osprey ... was far away ... This full frame was possible only ... due to good iso ... top and clean perch ... a clear bg ... and ... use of nearly 800 mm on the superzoom ... _____________________ Nazafgarh Wetland and marshes
  3. Osprey with the prize

    Osprey with the prize

    An Osprey caught what it was look for
  4. Osprey

    Osprey

    Osprey (Pandion haliaetus carolinensis)
  5. Henry Sharp

    Osprey Census

    Went on an Osprey Census the other day. Didn't shoot any images nearly as interesting as the one you find in this post, but the experience was worthwhile nonetheless! The Osprey in the picture above was photographed during a visit to the Santa Maria Saltpans few days earlier. A report of the...
  6. Fandango739

    Osprey subspecies?

    I saw this lovely pair in the Everglades National Park. The bird to the left seems an obvious "American Osprey", carolinensis. The bird on the right seems quite pale, however. Is it a possible ridgwayi? Thanks!
  7. Quite a few

    Quite a few

    This was the third Eastern Osprey, we saw in a couple of hours. Picture really not great as he was on the far side of the river and up a tree. I'm not sure if the tangle of twigs is from a very large old nest, or if it may be mistletoe, which seems to be a bit of a problem over there I think...
  8. Osprey overhead

    Osprey overhead

    Osprey hovering, but I guess it decided I wasn't a fish, nor was I scaring up any other catchable wildlife, so it moved on.
  9. Video of Birds (,mammals & butterfly) of the Eldorado National Forest

    Video of Birds (,mammals & butterfly) of the Eldorado National Forest

    Beautiful morning hike in the Eldorado National Forest delivered some nice species! Species list is found in the description of the video and all species are tagged.
  10. Osprey at Leighton moss

    Osprey at Leighton moss

    Osprey
  11. Osprey with lunch

    Osprey with lunch

    Sometimes called the Sea Eagle, the Osprey dives for food using it's talons to secure their prey underwater. Many epic battles have been filmed showing their tenacity.
  12. Osprey with a History 8

    Osprey with a History 8

    Today I got a spectacular fly-by - circles and circles right at my balcony height today. I thought it might be Bandit, but it isn't. It is smaller, overall lighter in color and almost completely white-chested. I went through pictures from this time last year and believe it is a male and is...
  13. Osprey with a History 7

    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...
  14. Osprey after a dunk

    Osprey after a dunk

    Might be the last one I will see this year..
  15. osprey

    osprey

    hunting over lake Vaccarès
  16. Osprey with a History 6

    Osprey with a History 6

    Bandit (whom I identify by the two dark spots in her left iris) is still here after Hurricane Idalia created a storm surge that put the area under four feet of water. I've been seeing/hearing two osprey but didn't get out in my kayak until today. Bandit called and when I didn't see her and went...
  17. osprey

    osprey

    juvenile
  18. Osprey

    Osprey

    An early start today. I cycled through the dark night and had a pleasing start this morning. Quite a rarity here. Read about it but did not expected to see the osprey. Taken about half an hour after sunrise. Pretty distant but still ok, I guess. The bird enjoyed the warm rays of the morning sun...
  19. Osprey with a History 6

    Osprey with a History 6

    Bandit eating a nice fish lunch showing the eye nictitating membrane.
  20. Osprey with a History 5

    Osprey with a History 5

    Today she ate a fish on the lagoon's bridge. This is her wiping her face afterward.
  21. Osprey with a History 4

    Osprey with a History 4

    Some of you now know a bit about Bandit. For the last week we've been hanging out a good deal. This is one more picture from the first three I posted on here since I hadn't seen her for two years. What I believe is cool about this picture is it shows her trust in me. I was 10 feet away from her...
  22. Osprey with a History 3

    Osprey with a History 3

    See next osprey photo
  23. Osprey with a History 2

    Osprey with a History 2

    I've known Bandit for four years now. It is used to my whistles and voice. I used to live/kayak a few miles north - hadn't seen her for two years. She flew over yesterday, I called, she landed and preened and preened. It was magical. I know her by the two dots in the iris of her left eye. BTW -...
  24. Osprey with a History

    Osprey with a History

    I've known Bandit for four years now. It is used to my whistles and voice. I used to live/kayak a few miles north - hadn't seen her for two years. She flew over yesterday, I called, she landed and preened and preened. It was magical. I know her by the two dots in the iris of her left eye. BTW -...
  25. Osprey

    Osprey

    One of ten seen this morning at the estuary.
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