Osprey catching a fish by Tristan Joe Emoto (6 images)

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A stunning brown and white-feathered osprey creates a splash as she swoops down onto a river and catches a fish in her claws. First, the large raptor circles her hunting area at a height of about 65 feet, scanning the turquoise blue water for gizzard shad or striped mullet fish.

These breathtakingly detailed photographs capture the tiny specks of water flying off the bird's wings, which span 5'7", as she makes contact with the surface of the river. Photographer and...
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