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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Osprey Fish Flyoff

"An osprey taking fish to go". This photo of an osprey lifting off from its nest with a fish was taken along the Sacramento River in Redding, CA. An osprey pair have had a nest for several years at the top of a high pipe support tower crossing the river.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Redding, California, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © R Michael Kussow