Experienced Greenback Catcher

Posted on: 24/02/2018, by :

This young osprey fishes regularly off Hastings Point. About a month ago he flew overhead calling loudly showing off his magnificent catch! I used to fish for tailor with my Dad (Allan Hinton) about 30 years ago and never understood why they were called Greenbacks – all I could manage were the small choppers! When I saw the osprey with this large greenback it all made sense! Clever bird!

Sally Hinton – local amateur wildlife photographer.

Ed. Thank you Sally, at least we know there are Greenbacks out there?  Glad that birds can’t enter the comp 🙂

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