I always take my camera to the beach and today was a specially awesome day with the camera. We went early, to escape the heat, more than anything. As you can see, there was a shower around.
We said ‘good morning’ to the osprey looking down at us from his favourite perch
and waved to the Brahmani Kite high up in the pine tree.
Then we were treated to the spectacle of an osprey hunting. It came in low over shallow water. Dived so deep it disappeared, then came back up again, fighting for the sky. I say ‘fighting’ – I think they do it pretty easily with those huge wings. The fish caught securely in its talons, it headed back up the beach to find a place to eat.
If you’d like to see more of my eagle pictures, you might like ‘When the universe tugs at your lead’ or ‘photographing Brahmani kites’.