An Osprey (Pandion halieatus) with it’s freshly caught dinner returns to its nest, located, on a dock in the Indian River, alongside US1 in Valkaria Florida USA. The Osprey are noted for carrying their fish head first to reduce wind resistance while flying. Osprey nests are typically located near waterways allowing easy access to a food supply.
Nikon D2H 300mm lens 1/350sec F8 EI200
“Osprey with fish” was featured in A Vision Of Flight Photography 10/16/10
“Osprey with fish” was featured in HOSTING TUTORIAL CLASS 5/14/10