A juvenile Osprey stretches it’s beautiful wings as it prepares to take the quantum leap of flight. It took little, hopping flight around the nest, crying to its mum (who was perched nearby). It was as though it was going ‘mum I can’t do it, it’s too scary’. It took to the skies the next day.
Canon 50D, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM