Photographer Captures a Blackbird Enjoying a Free Ride on an Osprey’s Stick

Jocelyn Anderson is a famous bird photographer. She has been focusing on bird photography since a little over five years ago. During these years she has gained quite some experience on bird photography. Recently, she presented a shot of a red-winged blackbird riding on a stick an osprey was carrying to its nest.

We’ve featured some of her work earlier, which you can check it out here. This recent sot she took is the definition of being at the right spot on the right time. Anderson firstly noticed the osprey flying over a pond to the area where the red-winged blackbirds build their nests. We know how defensive male red-winged are of their nests, so it was no surprise seeing this one chase after the osprey.

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As the photographer saw it happening, the osprey was carrying the stick for its nest. The blackbird continued chasing after him, and at one point it looked like he was just going for a ride on the stick. These moment are not something we get to witness on daily basis, fortunately Anderson was lucky to be there with her camera.

It is amazing to see the determination of the osprey to fly across the pond. On the other hand, the blackbird looks like it’s enjoying the free ride. Bird photography is quite challenging, but moments like this make Anderson’s work worthwhile.

Scroll down fore more adorable bird pics by Anderson.

1. A male Red-bellied Woodpecker with its striking red cowl.


2. A Barn Swallow resting on a reed.


3. I was photographing Vireos when this Grey Catbird landed in front of me and struck this pose.


4. Rainy day Red-winged Blackbird.


5. Male Northern Cardinal snacking on seeds.


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Same Crocodile, Same Place 15 Years Apart- Steve Irwin’s Son Recreates His Father’s Most Iconic Photo

We are living in a world that nothing is guaranteed forever. due to extreme pollution and global warming and harmful thing happening the earth is becoming a big mess. Not only for humans but also for animals. They have been massively going on extinct and unprotected by human harm and evilness.

Nonetheless, the rates of extinction that are currently taking place are actually comparable to the rates that took place when dinosaurs were wiped off of the face of the planet.

However, there is still a ray of hope when it comes to people who actually care about other beings except themselves.

I bet Everyone knows the late, great Steve Irwin. He left behind an incredible legacy. He was a crocodile hunter with a heart of gold. Now, his loved ones are doing their best to carry on the tradition. His children Robert and Bindi have continued their conservation efforts. Irwin’s wife Terri is also heavily involved.

1. Steve Irwin was a crocodile hunter and an activist for wild animal rights.

The Irwin family at the Australia Zoo in June 2006: (L-R) Robert, Terri, Steve, and Bindi
Photo: Australia Zoo via Getty Images

When we remember steve we see that all he ever wanted was that all the animals in the Australian Zoo where he used to work to be treated with the utmost respect. If these animals are not given the chance to hunt down moving prey, they are more likely to become extinct. That’s why the efforts of trained handlers are important. Without their assistance, the crocodiles are unable to feed in the proper manner.

His son Murray made a recreation photo like his father did but 15 years after a very iconic photo of his father feeding the same crocodile. Now, Robert is the one who is responsible for his welfare. The Instagram post went viral and was liked by every animal lover out there. And Robert hopes he can shed light to everyone about animal rights welfare.

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3. His wife and two childrens are continuing his legacy


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