Osprey Aerie

I spotted an aerie alongside Highway 101 between Gardiner and Florence so I pulled off to take a photo of the nest. As I was just raising my camera, an osprey flew into the nest but I wasn't ready to get a shot. As I clicked photos, I noticed the osprey's mate was already in the nest, probably sitting on their eggs. In at least one of the photos, both birds are visible - at least the head of the second one is, peering over the top of the nest at me.

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Kim says ... on Monday, Apr 1 at 3:43 PM

These are some excellent shots, really nice. That bird is really eyeballing the camera, for sure...Thank you VERY much for sharing!

themom51 says ... on Monday, Apr 1 at 4:35 PM

Thanks Kim! I was so jazzed to see the birds in the nest! I'm going back on a sunny morning. When there's bright light from the east, I should be able to get some very sharp photos...if the osprey aren't out fishing, that is!

Kim says ... on Tuesday, Apr 2 at 11:55 AM

Looking forward to it...very cool for you, indeed!

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