Sunday, May 15, 2011

MAY 15, 2011

After a tumultuous beginning, the ospreys have adopted a lifestyle befitting parents-to-be. Their nest has grown larger and sturdier, and the couple spends more time there -- without the rapturous wing-flapping and sky-diving of earlier this spring.  About a week ago, the female took to the nest full-time. Today her mate arrived with a fish.  After eating, both stood on the edge of the nest inspecting their eggs.  Then she settled in once more.

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