A Late Evening Sun Casts An Orange Glow On Two Osprey Chicks Sitting On Their Ne ...
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File name: SC-Lake_Marion-JUN1408-253.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Description: A late evening sun casts an orange glow on two osprey chicks sitting on their nest high atop a cypress snag located on Lake Marion , South Carolina . The Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus ) , also known as seahawk , fish hawk or fish eagle , is a fish eating bird of prey . It is a large raptor , reaching 60 centimetres ( 24 in ) in length with a 1 . 8 metre ( 6 ft ) wingspan .