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Osprey, Pandion haliaetus


Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
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Copyright: Robert Honiker (tsiya) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 28] (223)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-02-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony A200, MINOLTA 75-300 "BIG BEERCAN"
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-02-14 12:35
Viewed: 2949
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This young male Osprey had just finished eating s fat mullet and was settling down for a nap. Ospreys are common here along the Atlantic coast. They are among the larger hawks, close kin to the eagles. Their diet is fish, caught by hovering until they spot a target, then a fast dive with talons outstretched. They have powerful feet and impressive talons.

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Salut Robert
! Wow quelle belle prise ! Et quel beau sujet!Photo très nette, beau sujet et moment très intéressant ! Du beau et bon travail !
Bravo et au revoir...JP

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