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Saturday, May 18, 2024

In the neighborhood today


Our daughter was mowing the yard and sent a text that it was hunting again...I grabbed my camera and got a couple half decent shots.  We have seen it three times now.  We are pretty sure it is an Osprey.  Anyone that knows for sure either way, I am open to your idea.  
 

16 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

It's not easy to get a good shot of a flying bird. But she did great!

ElaineH said...

A magnificent image of this bird in flight. A great action shot with perfect timing. I am not as familiar with birds of prey as I am with other birds. It certainly does look like one with the white chest and brown stripe across the head. Do you have a large body of water nearby or a stream? They live mostly near water.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

It certainly looks very much like an Osprey to me. Great to see.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
Yup, that's an Osprey right enough! YAM xx

Claudine/canelle said...

Impressionnante ta photo pour ce bel oiseau inconnu pour moi

Bill said...

Osprey for sure!

MadSnapper said...

yes it is an osprey and I did not know you had them close by, they hunt only fish, which means water nearby. Did not realized you had water nearby. the idiots at Bray Park removed all the osprey nests that have been there for years and used each year for babies. they replaced the light bars with bigger ones. humans are ruining our park for us and for birds, pouring concrete and changing it from a park preserve to a human complex. at least they have left most of the old oak trees.. beautiful shot of the osprey

A Left-Eyed View said...

Beautiful mid-air capture!

photowannabe said...

Love the majestic look of this Osprey.
You did a great job of capturing it in flight.
Sue

Ann said...

I'm bad at identifying birds so I'll take your ID. Nice shot. I'm never very good at getting photos of anything moving.

happyone said...

I'd say an Osprey too. Terrific shot.

Lowcarb team member said...

Everyone thinks Osprey ... it's a lovely looking bird.

All the best Jan

CheerfulMonk said...

Neat!

Ruthie said...

What a fabulous action shot! Have a wonderful day

Judy said...

Beautiful capture!

Red Rose Alley said...

Ooooo, you got him in flight, how neat is that? I missed your special photos while you were away, Rose.

~Sheri

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