Category: Not the Sea

Reflections on a salt lake

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Nerodia sipedon, a Northern Watersnake

Source: Reddit

Osprey s living the new high lifeA company has gone to unusual lengths to protect a nest of osprey chicks which made a home on a moored barge in the Pilbara.

Marine and Civil staff built a special platform for the birds after discovering two chicks on the moveable support legs of the barge at Point Samson boat harbour.

The company carried out a carefully-planned, 45-minute operation with Pilbara Wildlife Carers to move the chicks to the platform.

The move appeared to be successful with the parent ospreys returning to the area 20 minutes later.


Photo by Viktor Lyagushkin.

Someone needs to get Carsten Peter down there asap for some more speccy shots!

Source: NatGeo

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