Monday, June 18, 2012

Momma Osprey

This is the female from the nest box.  At least for now, she is recognizable by the displaced feather on her right wing which has been like that for a few weeks. They can look so intent when they are trying to figure what you are up to.  Her nest sits on a telephone pole right at the side of the road, but she doesn't like anyone walking under her nest.  She will start crying "Kew" when she sees someone approaching.  A jogger was running along the road, so I got ready to film because she will often take to the air in response to the "intrusion" and, sure enough, she took off and flew around for a minute or two. She decided to check me out while she was up there.

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