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Don't think I'd want to try taking his fish from him . . . not with that look in the eye! AtHomePilgrimApril 15, 2011 08:10 AM
Mike Tucker commented on your note "FLYday - Osprey With Flounder".Mike wrote: "Nice shot! I was taking a group on a shorebird walk once when we all saw an osprey dive for a fish- it went COMPLETELY under water and came up with a flounder! I'll never forget it."
Julia Bornstein commented on your note "FLYday - Osprey With Flounder".Julia wrote: "so cool Rob!"
I have seen (and photographed) many osprey along the Chesapeake Bay, if you think their possessive about their food, trying being to near when they have a nest full of young ones. Great shot! A Simple ShutterbugApril 16, 2011 08:40 AMA
Great shot! We saw an Osprey at Scarborough Marsh yesterday carrying its lunch, but it was much too far away to get a shot.
Thank you, Paul.
I often wish I had a camera mounted atop the cab of my truck so I could get some shots of the egrets that catch fish in the old mill pond and surrounding waters next to the highway I travel several times a day. Often they will fly right in front of me, fish in their claws, heading in the same direction, wobbling for balance and occasionally dropping their catch in the road or median. This can be fatal for them, as they come back to get the fish and often are hit by a passing vehicle. The state Game and Inland Fisheries folks have strung netting over the nearest ponds, which has cut down the aerial traffic considerably, but not completely. It is a fascinating sight. Matt PaustApril 24, 2011 09:45 AM
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