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Osprey by Sacramento River, Chico, CA

Posted by
LauraS (Chico, United States) on 9 July 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

The river flows close to the road here. Crews have built some platforms up in the telephone pole line to attract eagles to the area. This one nest we found was occupied by Osprey, not Eagles. This is in Chico, CA.

Canon EOS REBEL T3i 1/500 second F/8.0 ISO 100 220 mm

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omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & so beautiful!!!!
Amazing & lovely!

9 Jul 2012 3:48pm

@omid: Thanks, Omid.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A beautiful action shot of the lovely bird in flight.

9 Jul 2012 7:10pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks so much.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful meeting ,so nice bird !
kiss !

9 Jul 2012 7:54pm

@marc battault: merci, marc. Nice of you to say.

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Great capture of this magnificent bird in flight !!! Beautiful shot ...

9 Jul 2012 7:57pm

@Baldwin VW: Thanks so much, Baldwin.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding captured

9 Jul 2012 11:27pm

@john4jack: Why thank you, Jack! Sweet of you to say.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture of this osprey in flight!

9 Jul 2012 11:53pm

@Steven: Why thank you, Steven!

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

Brilliant capture ! Just at the perfect moment... :-)

10 Jul 2012 3:13am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Lovely with light shining through it's wings. Nice capture.

10 Jul 2012 3:14am

Joyce from Montana, United States

Yay! Good Inflight Catch! Love the Ospreys. They are bold and lovely. Camp and nest on our telephone poles every year the same married couples I bet. Beautiful underwings give me kink in neck watching them fly.

10 Jul 2012 11:50am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! What a find. I love how it stands out against the blue sky

11 Jul 2012 4:53am

San G. from Encino, California, United States

GREAT capture!!! I barely got a shape in the nest!

12 Jul 2012 4:48am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Quite an amazing in flight shot.

12 Jul 2012 10:11am

Double KK Photography from West Richland, United States

very nice

28 Jul 2012 11:55pm

1/500 second
ISO 100
220 mm