Peggy C

Peggy C

Posted on 06/08/2013


Photo taken on June  8, 2013


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.. still young

.. still young
.. juvenile Osprey sitting across from the nest
.. first time seen on a different light pole
.. would have loved to see her fly over

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SUSIE MELANSON
SUSIE MELANSON
Fantastic shot!
4 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to SUSIE MELANSON
- thank you, Susie
3 years ago.
Frank Roolooth
Frank Roolooth
A fine shot, such nice markings on those fantastic wings!
3 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to Frank Roolooth
Thanks, Frank. Followed 5 different nests in 2013; amazing what one can do while ground-level and the Osprey is on top of a light fixture. The roof of my vehicle was a tripod; base was standing inside the driver-side door, holding on and hoping it all worked!
One of the most interesting things I found out was Univ of MT has live cams -- not sure it they are up yet; watching those, I could see what I was missing from my vantage point.
Plus, the people who run them are fantastic - they wanted to see my POV !
Will miss the Osprey watch this year -- so far, in North Carolina I haven't seen any perches where I am -- still on the look out, though.
Oh, those wings .. 5 to 6ft span --- amazing to see !
3 years ago.