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Osprey on the lookout - 9-9-19

Monday, September 09, 2019

Ted Carleton found this osprey high on a perch, on the lookout for mama osprey and a newly fledged youngster:

I saw several large osprey nests on my drive back from Denver today, but didn't actually spot an osprey myself. This was actually one of those unusual trips when I didn't spot ANY wildlife. I typically see an antelope or deer, a small herd of elk or an eagle, or even the occasional Rocky Mountain sheep. Other than a variety of hawks keeping watch over open fields in the hope of catching lunch I struck out in the wildlife department today!
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