Monday, January 10, 2011

Osprey captures attention

Eastern Ospreys (Pandion cristatus) seldom look twice at Tyto lagoons.

But this bird made several passes over the water today after coming up empty-taloned with initial plunge. Improved my capture - did nothing for bird's appetite.
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Chris Steeles said...

Impressive photos, the second shot is excellent, Tony well done!

Tyto Tony said...

Gidday Chris and thanks. Just wish my in-flight handheld tracking came with rock-solid muscles!

Andy Wilson said...

I like them both.

Last straw too much for Double-barred Finch

Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.