Fun Friday: Carryout for Two, Please

Today’s post features one of the osprey I blogged about yesterday. I didn’t realize it until I edited the images, but discovered that one of the osprey emerged from the lake with two fish in his talons! I had never seen this happen before, so I was really shocked to witness this feat! Here are […]

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Our Migrating Friends are Back!

Today’s post features 3 images I captured yesterday afternoon at our Lake of the Oarks (Missouri) lake home. While taking a break on our dock, the familiar “chirping” of an Osprey interrupted the quiet relaxation. I immediately ran into the house, grabbed my camera and headed back to the dock. Over the next 30 minutes, […]

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Finally!!!

Today’s post features an image I captured a few weeks ago, from our dock on the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. With several migrating Ospreys stopping here for about a week, they were often seen circling above the lake, and diving for fish when one was spotted. I have tried, unsuccessfully, for several years to […]

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They Just Keep Coming

Today’s post again features the “fish hawk”, the Osprey. A little “gold mine” has hit in our cove … frequent visits from several ospreys. I’ve seen ospreys here, all throughout the summer, but their visits were very infrequent. However, lately there has been a steady stream of ospreys flying into our cove and fishing, often […]

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A Dip Into the Lake

Today’s post features an osprey that was fishing in our cove at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri) a couple of days ago. Recently, the ospreys have been quite active in our cove. On this particular day, there were two ospreys circling overhead. One dove into the water and emerged with a fish and then […]

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Family Duties

While photographing Osprey at the Lee Metcalf NWR (SW Montana) recently, I was able to photograph a sequence of Junior being fed by one of the adult osprey:   A short time later, the other parent joined the two for a family portrait:    

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Home Improvement

While photographing near the osprey nest at Lee Metcalf NWR, one of the adult osprey flew out of the nest for a few minutes, returning with a stick for the nest:   As the osprey approached the nest, the young nestling raised his head to see what was going on:   As the adult landed, […]

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Osprey Over Lee Metcalf

Shortly after arriving at the Lee Metcalf NWR in southwest Montana, I was graced with beauty as the 2 adult osprey (Pandion haliaetus) flew over:     The osprey at this location have a nest that is close to the refuge road. When I visited, the nest was active with one small osprey in the […]

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Landscaped Nesting

Almost missed this one while hiking around Yellowstone National Park! I was just returning to the parking lot area from a hike down a steep trail to view the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. As I approached the parking lot, I noticed something that looked unusual … couldn’t quite identify what it was, but […]

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And Now, the Rest of the Story!

While photographing at the Lee Metcalf NWR, near Missoula, Montana, I posted an image of a fledging Osprey (Pandion haliaetus). And now, the rest of the story: Immediately after arriving at the Lee Metcalf NWR, I drove to a long-time osprey nest, located next to the refuge road. When I pulled up, I noticed a […]

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