Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gone fishing

I took a weekend trip up the Hudson and was happy to catch some bird action.  Most notably, this osprey who had just caught a fish.

Osprey with fish

Osprey with fish

Osprey

Osprey with fish

The osprey was flying around near the Hudson-Athens lighthouse, where gulls and cormorants sunned themselves on the roof.

If you get out your magnifying glass and look at that tiny black speck at the top of the trees just to the left of the lighthouse, you'll see it's a.... 

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Bald eagle!

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

A magnificent surprise.

See more photos here.