Far as I know, Osprey exclusively eat fish, not like Bald Eagles, who
only prefer them but can and will catch other stuff when necessary.
They do sometimes carry a fish quite some distance before coming down
for their meal, though.
Merrie Perron wrote:
> On my walk this evening I saw an Osprey perched at the top of a dead tree
> feasting on something. It could be seen from the intersection of Rotax Road,
> Covered Bridge Road and Charlotte Road near the Champlain Valley Telecom
> Building looking east. There aren't any bodies of water near by, unless
> someone has a pond in their backyard. I was able to get a far off photo. If
> I zoom in I can see something hanging down, but you can't tell if it is fish
> tail or squirrel tail!
> Merrie Perron, North Ferrisburgh