21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Osprey returning to snowy nest

A late spring snowstorm after the start of osprey nesting season covered the nest with snow and repairs were needed. The male osprey was returning with building material.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Basalt, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON Z 7
Copyright: © James Hoefert