April 11, 2018

Not Our Usual Backyard Bird.

When I saw this bird flying over the lake, I thought it was a hawk. After cropping the pictures, I see the stripe on its face. Could it be an osprey? I've seen them in a different part of Virginia (by the Chesapeake Bay), and it could be migrating. Bird watchers, please tell me!


  1. Linda,

    I'm not a bird watcher, so I can't give you any advice here. But, I will say you did a heck of a job capturing whatever it is, though. I don't do well with birds. They have to be stoke still before I have a prayer to get anything. lol

    Oh yeah, I left this in my response to you on my site but I did take your suggestion and sketched a swan. I plan to use it in a very near future post giving you credit for the challenge. :)

    Thanks for stopping by and linking up yesterday. Have super duper day!

    ~Curious as a Cathy
    A2Z iPad Art Sketches 'Jars & Jelly'

    1. Good! I look forward to seeing your swan.

  2. It looks like an Osprey to me, but I am not an expert at IDs.
    Have a great day!

  3. I'm not an expert either. Good capture, though!

  4. Lovely photographs ...

    All the best Jan

  5. I have no idea what it is, but I enjoyed your photos.


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