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Waterfront Residence
Photograph by Peter Essick

Their domestic architecture may seem a bit ramshackle, but ospreys select nest sites with care. Offering a high-rent view of Lake Teletskoye and its surrounding wetlands, a home in the boreal treetops of Russia’s Altayskiy Nature Reserve is ideal for this master fish-catcher.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1N
Film Type: Fuji Provia
Lens: 600 mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/500 @ f4
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Early morning
Lighting Techniques: N/A

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