Monochrome Monday: Outer Banks Osprey Nest Seacape

This magnificent osprey nest was near our Scout campsite in Frisco, North Carolina on Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks. The wind and salt burned pine trees provide both habitat and an intriguing seascape. The female spent most of the day sitting, while the male hunted for food and nesting material.

Outer Banks Osprey Nest Seascape
Outer Banks Osprey Nest Seascape

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Cheers,

C. S.

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5 thoughts on “Monochrome Monday: Outer Banks Osprey Nest Seacape

    1. Hi Denise! Thank you, a local landowner explained the tall white pines are not native to the barrier islands. They make their way over, take root and then once they grow above the understory, they finally succumb to the wind and salt.

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