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Circling Offshore

February 03, 2023 - This "great fisherman", the osprey was circling just offshore looking for its next meal. I watched it fly in ever wideni...
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Up and Away

January 18, 2023 - After almost 10 minutes perched on top of the flagpole, it was time to find another perch and search for prey. Although...
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Flagpole Sitting

January 09, 2023 - I was very fortunate that this osprey landed atop the flagpole and rested there for almost 10 minutes before moving on....
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Talons Ready

January 06, 2023 - Almost immediately after leaving its perch, once its prey was in focus, the osprey got ready to dive on it and strike....
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Quick Departure

January 05, 2023 - After sitting on the flagpole for almost 10 minutes, this osprey decided it was time to move on to another perch. Appare...
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Target Sighted

December 30, 2022 - We were drifting along the Silver River in the Ocala National Forest when we spotted this osprey perched atop[of a dead...
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Home Security

November 14, 2022 - With its large eyes enabling it to see a wide angle and long distances, the osprey likes to perch high above the water t...
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Returning Home

October 19, 2022 - Ospreys, also know as fish hawks, will nest in any location where there is water which provides it with an adequate supp...
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Returning from the Hunt

October 17, 2022 - While the osprey is a very effective fisherman, sometimes referred to as the "perfect" fishing machine, there are occasi...
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The Greatest Fisherman

October 14, 2022 - The osprey has a lot of genetic adaptations which make it what could be referred to as the "perfect fishing machine". T...
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Circling the Lake

October 12, 2022 - With a wingspread of about 6 feet, high flight speeds especially when diving and keen eyesight, ospreys are very effecti...
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Hawk Relative

April 07, 2022 - The ospreys' diet is mainly comprised of fish. They catch their prey by swooping down from the sky. I think of them as t...
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Successful Fisherman

March 24, 2022 - About 99% of the osprey's diet is fish. In addition to having a reversible outer toe enabling them to hang on to slipper...
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Home Again

March 18, 2022 - The length of an osprey approximates 2 feet.Their wingspan typically is 4 to 5 feet. Females normally are larger than th...
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Full Speed

March 14, 2022 - Ospreys live on very continent except Antartica. They live in all 50 states. Today I was photographing them at Blue Cypr...
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Familiar Territory

March 10, 2022 - Ospreys tend to use their nests not only for years, but for generations. As they nest in colonies, Blue Cypress Lake in...
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Returning from Fishing

March 03, 2022 - It was mid morning and the early morning activity had slowed down. Many of the ospreys we saw had settled back into thei...
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Searching

March 02, 2022 - If you look closely at this osprey searching for a fish you might be able to see that they have four toes on each foot a...
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