Osprey

Osprey: Family Time

Here’s the typical family of ospreys, with 3 foolish juveniles spending some quality family time investigating their surroundings; under the ever watchful eye of mom (and dad).
You can differentiate between them simply by their eyes.
Yellow eyes indicate adult ospreys, whereas the more orange/reddish eyes indicate a juvenile individual.
3+2, it’s a sweet family portrait, wouldn’t you [...]

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Osprey with Nest Material in Flight

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Osprey Landing with Nest Material

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Osprey In Nest Flapping Wings, And Crying Havoc

A black and white image to illustrate the beautiful wing structure of the female osprey.
At the time of the picture, the osprey clearly felt threatened by my presence, being too close to the nest.
She was displaying and flapping its wings accompanied with high-pitched cries. I slowly backed off.

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Osprey: Under Mum’s Wing

The sun was high in the sky that day, around 32˚ degrees Celsius in the shade and 35˚ or more under direct sunlight. I have been shooting the osprey for some time, when I’ve suddenly noticed the chick raising its head from the branches. It is during moments like this when you realize that your [...]

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Fall Migration In Ontario: The Week After Update

To recap: One week ago, blue jays were pouring in the hundreds of thousands, in a frenzied rush to warmer environments. Today, you can barely count them to a hundred. It seems their fall migration in Ontario is finally coming to an end.
Unfortunately, today’s winds are not favourable for bird movement. Fall migration is greatly [...]

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