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Learning to Fly

This young osprey has not left the nest yet, but it is practicing to fly.  I watched it do this for several days.  Can’t be the easiest time to share a nest. El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA.

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More Shadows

Looks like I’m in bell-bottoms and Cassie looks like an odd shetland pony.  I love morning light. El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA.

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Bringing Home the

Not bacon for the osprey, but fish. And a continual supply of sticks for the nest. The sticks are not always arranged aesthetically or functionally. And then there was a stick almost the size of a baseball bat.  That is … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Me That …

A couple of things I didn’t know about osprey chicks – big osprey chicks.  One is that they do not poop in the nest.  And another, they have quite a range.  Beware. I have to admit that I was reluctant … Continue reading

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Lake Levels Dropping

El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA.

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