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Mom osprey protecting her nest

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Anthony747, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Hi All, It was pretty hot here in New Jersey and the young ospreys I was planning on shooting were not budging from their nest. Mom was hanging on a tree limb about 50 yards from the nest, as soon as she saw me getting close to the nest she gave me a few "Happy to see you" flybys.

    Equipment: Nikon D200, 70-200mm VR and 1.4TC

    Thanks for looking!


  2. Brent K H

    Brent K H Guest

    Great shots. She looks serious.
    Where in NJ did you shoot these. I have had great luck at Sandy Hook.
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Super shots
  4. Yep That look is enought to say stay away!!!

    Great shots
  5. Look good Anthony. Lot's of them this year, all around. I just took over a thousand photos at Cape Cod with my son. Nests are everywhere but you need to ask.
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 3, 2007
  6. Beautiful shots! Don't think I'd wanna make that Momma mad, either!
  7. You hit the nail on the head...Sandy Hook! Welcome to the Cafe Brent!

    Thanks, Anthony
  8. Thanks Gale and Gary!
  9. Hi Lou, Here in Jersey we have a bumper crop of ospreys this year and I love it! I have 5 different nests that I've been shoot. When my ospreys migrate south I get to shoot your Cape Cod ospreys migrating south!

    Thanks, Anthony
  10. Thank you CA!

  11. Brent K H

    Brent K H Guest

    LOL thats funny. Small world. Maybe I'll run into you there one day.
    Disregard my question on my thread as you have already answered it here.
  12. Hi Brent, PM me if you want to hook up for Sandy Hook bird shoot.

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