Fighting over fish — a few moments before, the lower osprey was chomping, in the nest, on the fish brought by their mom. Then its sibling grabbed made a successful grab for the fish and flew to a nearby perch to eat, alone.

About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.