A pair of Osprey have very cleverly made a nest on the top of a Norfolk Pine just opposite the beach in the middle of Byron Bay. Very few people notice they’re there but they can also be seen swooping down to the water to fish!
Canon 50D, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful image.

  • Many thanks, so glad you like it!

    – byronbackyard

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersalmost 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Hugh!

    – byronbackyard

  • Brian Pelkey
    Brian Pelkeyalmost 4 years ago

    Great work!

  • Many thanks Brian!

    – byronbackyard

  • Tanya Newman
    Tanya Newmanalmost 4 years ago


  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • dperalta
    dperaltaalmost 4 years ago

    Positively gorgeous digital work on this one!

  • Many thanks for your kind comment!

    – byronbackyard

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoalmost 4 years ago

    Super all around!!….Tony

  • Many thanks Anthony!

    – byronbackyard

  • Kimberly Chadwick
    Kimberly Chadwickalmost 4 years ago

    Very cool image Deb, plays with the senses. I need to ask that you please add the common name of the raptor into the description so we can accept it into the Birds Of Prey group. Thank you!!

  • Many thanks Kimberly … I do already have Osprey, Pandion haliaetus, bird of prey, raptor and fishing hawks in the description. Do I need something else?

    – byronbackyard

  • DigitallyStill
    DigitallyStillalmost 4 years ago

    Truly magnificent!

  • Many thanks Francine!

    – byronbackyard

  • JoyceIone
    JoyceIonealmost 4 years ago
  • Many thanks, very happy making!

    – byronbackyard

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, amazing work and well earned.

  • Many thanks Andrea!

    – byronbackyard

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