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Osprey (female)

Pandion haliaetus

Description:

A four-image time series of photos showing an Osprey in flight during approach and landing on its nest, located on a platform atop a piling in the Potomac River. This individual is a female; she took flight briefly when a fisherman was uncomfortably close to her nest.

Habitat:

Belle Haven Marina, located along the tidal Potomac River in suburban Washington, D.C., south of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia USA.

Notes:

Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved. www.wsanford.com

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4 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 11 years ago

Perfect timing!

KatCuff
KatCuff 11 years ago

Lovely series!

Steffi
Steffi 11 years ago

Fantastic series!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 11 years ago

Nice.

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Geodialist

Belle Haven, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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