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Eastern Osprey nest on Budd Island, Batemans Bay

The nesting activity of a pair of Eastern Osprey at Batemans Bay has attracted the attention of the Conservation Officer for BirdLife Australia Shoalhaven.  Nesting of this species south of Sydney is unusual, nesting on a natural structure even more so.  Chris visited the nest in June and captured these photos of the pair despite less than ideal conditions for photography.

Adult male leaves roost                                                Adult female returns to the nest













Eastern Osprey Pair at the nest on Budd Island