Victory Lap

This young Osprey and its sibling (back left) recently began flying. Photographed July 13, 2013, at Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area, Oceanside, Long Island, NY.

Young Osprey takes a flying lap around the nest, its sibling (l) and parent (r) in the background.

Young Osprey takes a flying lap around the nest, its sibling (l) and parent (r) in the background.

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6 thoughts on “Victory Lap

  1. The Osprey in the background were a happy accident. 🙂 The young one wanted to land on the branches with the other two, but they wouldn’t let him. So he/she (not sure of gender) flew around a bit before landing on the nest below left, just out of the frame.

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