Osprey (nesting pair)

The following photo shows a nesting pair of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus): The male is shown on the upper left side of the photo; the female on the lower right.

Females usually show dark necklace across white breast. Source Credit: Osprey, “All About Birds,” Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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The Osprey nest is located near Riverside Park, along the Mount Vernon Trail, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

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