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Saturday, August 20, 2011
Double Your Pleasure
A month ago or so, I thought I had seen everything while I was filming an osprey when another passed through the frame with a fish. I decided to take a couple of quick shots, then return to the first bird, which was closer. It was only later I discovered that the bird was carrying a fish which had partially swallowed another fish. I thought I had posted that photo, but if I didn't, I'll post it tomorrow. This osprey has one-upped that one, however. I saw it make a steep dive straight into the river and barely get airborne again, when it went back into the water a second time before finally taking off. While this image is taken from a very long distance, it clearly shows the osprey with a fish in each talon! Now, I have seen everything - and you have too.