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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An Osprey mother shielding her young chick in the nest. I believe the mother who had been away from the nest for about 30 minutes returned and was feeding the chick.

An Osprey mother shielding her young chick in the nest. I believe the mother who had been away from the nest for about 30 minutes returned and was feeding the chick.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2012
Date Uploaded: 06.2012
Photo Location: Ormond Beach, Florida, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX P510
Copyright: © Marvin Reinhart