Osprey with Fish

Osprey With Catch

I had seen a splash up the river where I was watching the Dolphins and thought it might be a strand feeding I had missed. Turns out it was an Osprey using his skills to get lunch!

Osprey with Fish
Osprey with Fish

I was quite surprised when he flew right passed me and continued out to the edge of the ocean where he landed to eat.

Osprey in Flight with Fish
Osprey in Flight with Fish

I had expected him to turn inland and find a tree and some cover. There had been several Pelicans watching him fish and an Eagle flying over–just a couple of characters that would be happy to take his meal away.

Osprey with Fish
Osprey with Fish on Beach

15 thoughts on “Osprey With Catch”

  1. Wow. That is an impressive looking fish that the osprey has in its talons. Maybe it got tired of carrying the fish and that is why it landed on the beach. I hope it got the chance to enjoy its meal without being interrupted by other birds.

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