Nifty pix. Thanks for posting!
On Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:50:54 -0400, Mike Sargent <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This morning I watched the 2 fledglings that still are in the nest at
> mouth of the LaPlatte River in Shelburne. Here's a shot of them with an
> adult - the breast banding suggests that it's the female. Note the
> pattern on the back, and the orange eyes, compared to the yellow of the
> adult. I was hoping to watch for an adult returning with a fish, but it
> started raining. It seems that, unlike many other birds, ospreys stay in
> near their nests for quite some time after fledging.
> Here's one of the fledglings returning from a "training" flight.
> And for a developmental comparison, here's the family 3 weeks ago on