Cleared for Takeoff?

Fledgling tests its wings
Peering over the edge
Hovering above the nest
Putting on the brakes

This is the older, and larger, of two chicks that hatched about six weeks ago. Notice the blanket (or sheet) hanging from the nest. It’s not unusual to find a “security blanket” in an Osprey nest. The item was most likely scavenged from a nearby campground.

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