One fish is not enough to take a break

Osprey / Fischadler
Osprey / Fischadler | Illmitz/Austria, 8 April 2020

After this Osprey / Fischadler (Pandion haliaetus) had caught a medium-sized fish, it didn’t fly off to eat it. Instead, it repositioned over the water again and continued to hover. In the meantime, the fish was alive and very agile, so that the bird sometimes had to hold it with its second leg to avoid dropping it. But mostly, one leg stayed free, ready to catch another fish. This happened after a few minutes and the Osprey flew to a perch with both of them.

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