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Bird Hitches A Ride On An Ospreys Stick – Incredible Moment Caught On Camera

Jocelyn Anderson has been photographing birds for over 5 years in an attempt to learn more about them and connect with them.

One day, while out taking photos of some Great Blue Heron nestlings, she saw a once-in-a-lifetime scene unravel right in front of her eyes, and she managed to capture it on camera.

It was a red-winged blackbird hitching a ride on a stick that an osprey was taking back to its nest.

She uploaded the photo online, and it instantly became a viral sensation.

“The osprey adjusted its course so it was flying towards me and I could see that the osprey was carrying a stick for its nest,” Anderson says to My Modern Met.

“The blackbird continued its chasing, and at one point it looked like the blackbird was going for a ride on the stick. I was surprised that the blackbird followed the osprey halfway across the pond; I like to think the blackbird was enjoying the free ride.”

Jocelyn Anderson is a talented photographer, and photos like this are what make all her work worthwhile, “Bird photography is a challenge, but it’s a wonderful one and a great way to get a glimpse into their world.”

See more stunning bird photography from Jocelyn Anderson.

To see more of Jocelyn Anderson’s work, check out her Website and Instagram

Written by Joe Kahlo

After years of writing in the financial industry, Joe was finally able to focus his writing on what he loves, Animals!