The Osprey Couple of Hart Island

October 19th, 2008 Posted in 2009 Calendar Photo Contest, Best contest photos

Ospreys mate for life and the larger the nest, the longer they have been together. This pair nests in early spring on the dock of Hart Island. In this photo, the male had just returned from protecting the nest from another osprey

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