Youth Adrift (MAP81412_174)
The downy white feather of a juvenile Osprey floats on the water below the nest. The young raptors have shed their lighter downy plummage in exchange for adult flight feathers in preparation for migration. The mix of clouds and sky mix with the gentle ripples on the water to create an abstract mix of blue and white hues. Taken on Willow Flowage in Oneida County, Wisconsin.