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unusual view

this male osprey came in from my left, plowed into the fish, caught the fish with his right talon
he then snapped his wings full up and back and lifted himself and the fish from the river… 7 more words

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fish carry

this is the typical aerodynamic way that an osprey carries its catch
they turn the fish around into this position, mid flight

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building material

I watched as, way downriver, Ace snapped this stick from a tree –
then flew past me carrying it back to the nest as building/repairing material.

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power

adult bald eagle, power and purpose on the wing

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sensing

Ace looks like his talons can already feel the fish…

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dive

this is Ace, the male osprey, starting a fishing dive

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