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Osprey with Fish

Image # 1D2_04872

Lake Marion


Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 500, f/5.6, 1/2500 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


Most of the time, after an Osprey catches a fish, it perches somewhere, eats/removes the head, and then returns to the nest. This is shown here, as the male comes into the nest, clutching the beheaded fish in its left talons.