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Thread subject: To Nervous Shelley - and others
Name Date Message
RonS 07/01/04 02:35 pm I have copied the following from an article that appeared in last year's commentary on this site. It should give you a little hope when the aerial antics of our yet-to-fledgers puts your heart in your throat.
This incident demonstrates the amazing skill of young ospreys: One of our ospreys was standing on the edge of the tower platform exercising her wings. At one point, she lifted off about 6 inches and was watching her dangling feet when a gust of wind came and tumbled her backwards off the platform. At about 3-4 feet off the ground, she flapped her wings and righted herself. She arched around in a most graceful flight and landed in a dead tree about 100 yards away, as though she had been doing it for years!
Shelley, aka Mother Hen 07/01/04 03:40 pm (insert blushing icon right about here!) Thank you, Ron! Hehe. I've always been a bit nervous of heights, myself...but then, I don't have wings...and they do!

My head *knows* they will be fine, it's just the heart that's all a-flutter...I'm sure I'll be fine.... ;-)

Lol...

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