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  1. Rocky


    After driving round exploring a few roads we hauled up at a picnic area overlooking a gorge. Rather distant, on the far side was an Eastern Osprey looking rather as if he was on sentry duty LOL.
  2. CR9 with a catch

    CR9 with a catch

    I'd captured this bird spotting and diving ......... behind reed beds :( But, still got him passing by with the catch, I'd run out of window room, hence the low shot
  3. osprey


  4. Osprey - A screenful

    Osprey - A screenful

    Heck of a few minutes at Backwater, a Buzzard, Red Kite, my first Osprey of 2024 and a low, fast grey thing shooting past at heather height!
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. Fisheagle with prey.jpg

    Fisheagle with prey.jpg

    Fisheagles can be found in Gambia along the long Gambia river. Plenty fish to catch.
  8. 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...
  9. Águia-pescadora


    Ela tem a plumagem marrom escuro nas partes superiores, as partes inferiores são brancas. Os olhos são amarelos e os olhos pretos. Sua envergadura é de 1,74m com 55 a 58 cm de comprimento.
  10. Disinterested


    Not sure if he's asleep or preening, or just turned his head away from me!! We left Lake Seppings and drove inland for quite a while up the length of Oyster Harbour. There a causeway crosses King River where it empties into the harbour. We stopped there for a scan about. I spotted this Eastern...
  11. Osprey after a dunk

    Osprey after a dunk

    Might be the last one I will see this year..
  12. Osprey


    This was taken at my house about a month ago. Thanks to everyone who viewed my last post and I hope you enjoy this image.
  13. osprey


    hunting over lake Vaccarès
  14. osprey


  15. 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...
  16. Raptor-179


    Amazing fisherman ... Nazafgarh wetland and marshes Delhi-Haryana Border India 20 June 2023
  17. Cormorant and osprey with fish

    Cormorant and osprey with fish

    We were searching around town to get a picture illustrating how bad the wildfire smoke is here, and we happened to catch a cormorant crossing paths with an osprey carrying his dinner. The bluish haze is how bad the smoke is in Connecticut.
  18. Osprey


    We do need images from the rear for id purposes. That is my story of why I am uploading this, and I am sticking to it ...
  19. Osprey


    An osprey hunting over the marsh at Hammonasett State Park, Madison Connecticut.
  20. Raptor-150 ... World Wetlands Day

    Raptor-150 ... World Wetlands Day

    On ... World Wetland Day 2nd February ... How important even smallish wetlands, such as Sultanpur National Park can be and are ... may be gauged by this collage ... All thes top predator species of birds were captured by us at the National Park, now a Ramsar Site ... within a space of 2...
  21. Wing Commander : Raptor-143

    Wing Commander : Raptor-143

    Those awesome ... ... close to seven feet wings ... ... generate amazing power for this remarkable ... fisherbird ____________ Osprey Nazafgarh wetlands and marshes 13.12.2022
  22. Raptor-141


    Osprey ... ... surveying the wetland ... ... before taking a plunge ... A successful one on this occasion ... __________ Nazafgarh wetlands and marshes Delhi-Haryana Border India 13 December 2022
  23. Raptor-140


    It was minutes before the sunset ... ... today we were winding up day's birding with shots of Northern ... and ... White-tailed lapwings ... ... this Ospprey arrived at the sprawling Nazafgarh Wetlands ... ... It circled over the area for a while and then dived ... that we could not see...
  24. European Magpie harasses an Osprey

    European Magpie harasses an Osprey

    This year I was very lucky to be able observe two Ospreys near my area. This is a juvenile Osprey which is being harassed by a European Magpie (Pica pica)
  25. Florida Osprey

    Florida Osprey

    Gulf Islands National Seashore