Fifth Avenue Youngster
Avenue A

Darien Osprey, A Month Later

The Osprey nest in Darien, CT no longer has two little ones, but two large fledglings flying on and off the nest.  They're doing great and it was fun to watch then for an afternoon.  Highlights included a number of "food fights" over fish the father brought, and watching the mother go wading and then bathing in the ocean.

The birds with rows of small dots on the wings and yellow on the back of their necks are the fledglings, and the mother has markings on her upper breast, which are much fainter on the male.


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