The Whirley Crane osprey nest in Richmond California is going strong this year. Rosie and Richmond have raised three strapping chicks. The chicks were banded yesterday - 2 boys and a girl.
To visit the nest go to http://sfbayospreys.org/
The orange eye of a juvenile. The eyes turn yellow as the birds mature.
One youngster watches the sky.
A parent flies in a talon-full of nesting material.
A youngster tries its wings.
Rosie gives the alarm and the chicks flatten as an intruder appears.
A nice big striped bass for breakfast.