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Easy Meal

June 15, 2022 - This juvenile eagle decided picking up a floating shrimp was an easy meal - - maybe appetizer -- as it searched for food...
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Target in Reach

June 13, 2022 - Having just left its nest, this adult American Eagle headed straight for the lake in search of breakfast. With its talon...
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Going Fishing

June 06, 2022 - This adult American Eagle had been resting in the nest with it's mate when it decided it was time for breakfast and quic...
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Grab & Go

June 03, 2022 - After coming in quickly from above, this juvenile American eagle grabbed a piece of floating fish from the surface of La...
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On the Approach

April 27, 2022 - There were several juvenile eagles circling and diving for an easy meal of pieces of fish and discarded bait thrown into...
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Successful Fishing Excursion

April 20, 2022 - An adult bald eagle after successfully picking up a piece of fish floating on the surface. At this location, fishermen c...
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Easy Pickings

April 19, 2022 - This particular day on Lake Lochloosa was very calm with no breeze and very little movement on th water. As a result the...
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Fishing Juvenile

April 18, 2022 - This eagle is still in the process of maturing into adulthood which will occur at about 5 1/2 years of age. Based on the...
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Immature Eagle

April 15, 2022 - The bald eagle most likely is the most recognizable North American bird. You probably would easily recognize an adult b...
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Leaving the Nest

April 14, 2022 - This adult eagle has just left its mate back at the nest. The nest is a whole other story in and by itself. They have t...
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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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Showing Off

February 22, 2022 - Another Florida resident commonly seen circling above the roadways looking for carrion and road kill. With a 6 foot wing...
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Birds of Prey

January 26, 2022 - Circling while seeking its prey. Once found, the osprey dives quickly, talons extended and rarely misses.
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"Hawkeye"

October 06, 2021 - These hawks always are on alert looking for unsuspecting prey.
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Laser Focus

June 21, 2021 - Red-tails are one of the largest birds of prey in North America. When the birds around the feeders hear the screech of...
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On the Hunt

June 14, 2021 - This red tailed hawk showed up very silently like it just appeared out of nowhere. After selecting a perch high up in th...
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Focused

May 27, 2021 - This hawk has become a regular visitor. While I never have seen it take a small bird from the feeder area, they certainl...
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Regal Eagle

May 07, 2019 - I very cautiously approached to try and capture the spirit of this magnificent eagle, and as I did, it's attitude spoke...
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