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Featured in “Breathtaking Animals & Plants” August 2010
Featured in “The Birds” August 2010
Featured in Top Shelf Wildlife August 2010

An Osprey (also known as a Fish Eagle) maintains a firm hold on a fish that she has just caught and brought back to her nest to feed to her young chick.

Photographed at Kootenay Lake, BC,Canada

Canon 20D
1/640sec f8 ISO 200
500mm lens + 1.4x converter

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  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Great capture Martin!!

  • Thanks very much Marvin!

    – Martin Smart

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 4 years ago

    What a great catch and capture Martin. Wow!

  • Thank you so much Bunny!

    – Martin Smart

  • Lynda   McDonald
    Lynda McDonaldover 4 years ago

    excellent capture Martin

  • Thank you very much Lynda!

    – Martin Smart

  • EnviroKey
    EnviroKeyover 4 years ago

    superb capture. Cheers, Steve

  • Thank you very much Steve!

    – Martin Smart

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    A wonderful capture – - – great title, too!!!

  • Thank you so much Lori!

    – Martin Smart

  • Donna Ridgway
    Donna Ridgwayover 4 years ago

    Wonderful! Love the title!

  • Thanks very much Donna!

    – Martin Smart

  • mindarella
    mindarellaover 4 years ago

    WOWSER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lucky duck

  • Thanks very much Mindy!

    – Martin Smart

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 4 years ago

    She looks like she might come after you with that look she is giving you!! Wonderful capture!!

  • Lol, I think she was making it clear that she wasn’t about to give up her fish Ciana!! Thanks so much for your comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Themis
    Themisover 4 years ago

    :-) to me the look says ‘would you like to get this? I’d like to see you try… no, seriously, TRY!’ Brilliant catch, hers too by the looks of it! Superb photo

  • I wasn’t about to take any chances Themis!! Lol! Thanks very much for your kind comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    View large for “wow factor”!
    Such a powerful bird beautifully captured Martin!

  • Many thanks for your kind comments and support Trish, much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

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