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Female Returning to Her Nest
02-APR-2007 BJ Ramsay

Female Returning to Her Nest

NAS Patuxent River, MD

Just a quck note on this nest, ten days ago this nesting site was bare after
TS Alberto had washed it clean last year. So this Osprey and her mate have built
this nest in less than two weeks. Notice the underlaying framework is a full size
telephone pole and 2x8s. See the posting from two days ago, same nest.

Here's anothe rmorning nest building shot:

Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/320s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Enny02-May-2007 10:19
excellent shot, timing , super.
firstbrook11-Apr-2007 10:17
Wow ...fantastic BJ
J. Scott Coile05-Apr-2007 23:06
Such a pleasure to watch! Excellent capture.
Dan Ng04-Apr-2007 06:52
Incredible capture and lighting, Bryan! V.
Yi Feng04-Apr-2007 00:46
Wonderful timing Byran. V
Buz Kiefer03-Apr-2007 21:14
Wonderful nature photo Bryan. Beautiful timed. Vote.
Thierry Lucas03-Apr-2007 21:13
Very nice capture.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography03-Apr-2007 15:32
Superb !
Jess. ( Lady.D.)03-Apr-2007 15:26
Great capture of a magnificent bird..........Jess
Chris Thorpe03-Apr-2007 15:16
Strong and impressive image. GMV
estralita03-Apr-2007 14:43
fantastic capture!!
Katie Chew03-Apr-2007 13:33
Great shot! V
Gayle P. Clement03-Apr-2007 10:33
Awesome wingspread. Vote.
lou_rozensteins03-Apr-2007 09:24
Nice shot of this osprey, and it's interesting nest! Great that the nesting platform has been built there for them!
Eric Carrère03-Apr-2007 08:03
Excellent capture, V.
Simon Chandler03-Apr-2007 06:24
Great shot. Perfect timing for full wing spread.
Sheila03-Apr-2007 06:11
Excellent capture!
Bryan Murahashi03-Apr-2007 05:36
Superb capture. That's quite a heavy construction job. GMV.
Susan Craig03-Apr-2007 05:02
Thanks for sharing this image it's wonderful!
Joanne Kamo03-Apr-2007 04:54
Awesome wing span, Bryan. It's amazing how huge the nest is also. Gorgeous image! V
angelique raptakis03-Apr-2007 04:48
nice image showing their massive wing span.
shatterbug03-Apr-2007 04:20
Oops, Bryan!
shatterbug03-Apr-2007 04:19
Perfect timing, Brian!
Robin Reid03-Apr-2007 03:54
Truly quality work Bryan. I love it.
lornatyson03-Apr-2007 03:50
Wow! Superb shot! Amazing detail and outstanding lighting... and to have built this nest in two weeks is awesome! Vote.
Herb Knufken03-Apr-2007 03:47
Great shot
Greg Harp03-Apr-2007 03:44
Outstanding! GMV
Jean D03-Apr-2007 03:36
Superb timing on this one, Bryan! As well l luv the terrific wingspan! ~V~