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Archive for the ‘Osprey’ Category

Osprey Fishing

By | Adapatations, fish, Osprey, Rainbow Trout

> Osprey with Rainbow Trout – Photo by Larry Halverson This picture was taken one evening while fly fishing. The Osprey dove, caught the fish then flew by the canoe as if to show how easy it is to catch fish. Osprey talons are specially adapted to allow one of the front toes to rotate backwards so that there are [&hellip

Wood Duck

By | Osprey, Photography, Waterfowl

> The Wood Duck is one of the most colourful waterfowl – Photograph by Pat Morrow May 11, 2011 Pat Morrow didn’t have to go far to see this pair of Wood Ducks on an Osprey platform.  In fact he photographed them through a spotting scope from his home in Wilmer. Most Wood Ducks are already [&hellip

>Osprey are Back

By | Migration Corridors, Osprey, Telemetry

> Osprey are circumpolar in distribution however the Columbia Valley is a major population centre for Osprey     Photo by Larry Halverson Ellen Zimmerman reported the return of the first Osprey – April 6th on a nest just south of Golden along the highway. Osprey in the Columbia Valley can travel over 6,000 km on [&hellip

Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners