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Osprey
08-MAY-2011 Liz

Osprey

Twin Cities

Male building a nest on a utility pole. Here he's bringing back some nest material. I was told by a knowledgeable person that this is a 2 year old male (he's banded). Birds this age are unlikely to have a successful nest due to inexperience, so he doesn't have much interest from resident females. This year he'll establish territory and maybe have better luck nest year.

Canon EOS 1D ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM
1/800s f/5.6 at 700.0mm iso200 full exif

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