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An Osprey in Florida
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An Osprey in Florida

We entered a trail on a hot day in July hoping we would beat the afternoon storms. It wasn't long before thunder could be heard. We decided to keep hiking for the moment, and I'm so happy we did. Shortly into the walk, we spotted an osprey perched high in a tree. To our delight there wasn't just one, but FIVE flying from tree to tree. It was as if they were putting on a show for us. Out of all of the photos I shot of them, this was is my favorite one. To me, it really embodies how I view these beautiful birds of prey - mysterious, confident, and powerful.

TAGS: Florida, Nature, Osprey, United States, Wildlife

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Tampa, Florida, United States of America
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© Emily Keen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 24, 2015, 9:48 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO100
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