An Amazing Osprey Out Fishing!

Received this from an email and needs to be shared! Enjoy!

Osprey with his catch!

But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the osprey, (Deuteronomy 14:12 KJV)
BOTH THE BIRD AND THE PHOTOGRAPHY
Hard to believe this Osprey got 5-6 fish at a time,  then got a ‘flounder’ under 3 feet of water and finally made off with what looks to be a 5+ lbs steel head.
Have you ever seen a bird shake water off like a dog does?
Wouldn’t want to get in its way when its eyes are locked onto you and talons in the “load” position! It’s talons are amazing!
There are 3 sequences in this one video:
1st sequence – catches half a dozen fish in one strike.
2nd sequence – plunges talons into deep water to grab the prey.
3rd sequence – captures a big old fish that looks as if it weighs more than he does!
This is incredible to watch!

CLICK: OSPREY

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5 thoughts on “An Amazing Osprey Out Fishing!

  1. Fantastic video, Lee! Thanks for sharing. Osprey is the only bird that can catch and carry a fish twice its own size and yes, they dive up to 3 feet/1 meter deep into water to get their fish :)

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    • I was amazed they were able to capture on video these great catches. Especially the one with the Flounder. How they were able to get that videoed. And why didn’t that Osprey drop that huge fish when he only had one talon in it. What a creator!

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