Tim Colquhoun Wildlife's PhotoBlog

This juvenile Osprey made a 2nd pass at a salmon but missed.....again. They are GREAT hunters and quite a sight to watch them fish.

An unsuccessful Osprey emerging out of the water sans fish. These birds are usually successful and it's mainly the inexperienced juveniles that tend to miss.

This Osprey was struggling for roughly 5 minutes trying to get it's meal out of the water. It's not uncommon for a fish to drown an Osprey during the struggle.…

A pissed off Osprey and it's 3rd attempt to catch a HUGE Kokanee salmon. He was emerging out of the water and then gave up for a little bit before returning…

This GBH was flying around looking for a safe place to land after he got his butt kicked by a Grebe for getting to close to it's nest. Grebes may be small but…

This hungry bird was sitting on a tree top waiting for a struggling Kokanee salmon. I sat waiting for this hungry Eagle to launch from it's perch high in the…

A juvenile Bald Eagle on the hunt. This bird is most likely a female due to the size. She was bigger than many adult birds. Females are typically 1/3rd larger…

Vigorously defending its territory against any other competitors. This little Hummingbird was on full watch duty and not letting any others around the feeding…

Many photographer don't like foggy days for shooting raptors. I sometimes like the misty feel of the background and how it tends to bring out the bird a little…

This Bald Eagle was hanging around a favorite branch that many like to observe from. A favorite observation point with an unobstructed view of any goings on…

This immature Bald Eagle was trying to grab this Kokanee salmon for roughly 10 minutes. They will often return to try again if they don't succeed by gaining a…

This mature Bald Eagle was looking for a place to land with it's snack BUT the juvenile had a different plan. Although there are many trees for a smooth landing…

A Bald Eagle checks to make sure it has it's catch in a firm grip. It was a smaller Kokanee salmon.

The Bald Eagle can see a fish in the water from up to 1.5 miles away in favorable conditions. This bird launched from a tree top to catch a struggling Kokanee…

These majestic birds migrate from Alberta and BC, Canada and the Washington coastal areas to north Idaho from mid November through late December. They come to…
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