Osprey, Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA -- Oct. 12, 2006

 Osprey, Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA -- Oct. 12, 2006
Osprey, Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA -- Oct. 12, 2006
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Additional photos of the same above Osprey are posted on my picasaweb A different Osprey is also documented there.

Technical:  Canon 20D, 100-400mm IS, 1/160, f/13.0 aperture priority, ISO 400, handheld.  This image has been somewhat manipulated in Photoshop - the most dramatic modification is the use of a cloning tool to remove many unwanted branches and to expose the sky through the Osprey's open beak.  You can view the original pre-manipulated image below.
Osprey, Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA -- Oct. 12, 2006

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