An Osprey in San Francisco Bay, California, USA. It has got small portions of fish offal on its beak. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This is truly incredible video. I can’t believe this Osprey got 5-6 fish at a time, then got a flounder under 3′ of water, and then made off with what looks to be a 5+ lb. steelhead.
I’ve never seen a bird shake water off like a dog does – wouldn’t want to get in the way of him when he’s got his eyes locked and his talons in the “load” position!
There are 3 sequences in this one video:
1st sequence he catches half a dozen fish in one strike.
2nd sequence he plunges talons into deep water right to the bottom to grab his prey.
3rd sequence he captures a big old fat fish that looks as if it weighs more than he does!
This is incredible to watch (best viewed in full screen mode)…enjoy
- Osprey with fish dinner, at Morro Strand State Beach near Azure Street, Morro Bay, CA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This is a great video clip about an Osprey. I am not sure if it has been digitally altered or not but it is still terrific. I just wondered how they happened to have a camera underwater on the very fish that the Osprey took. Ok so I am cynical.