Sticky Situations

Osprey be warned: Tufters won't tolerate stick-grabs on his turf.
Osprey be warned: Tufters won’t tolerate stick-grabs on his Turf.
A dutiful pair of Osprey are busy with some late season nest building, and have discovered that Tufter's Turf is a rich source of stickz.
A dutiful pair of Osprey are busy with some late season nest building, and have discovered that Tufter’s Turf is a rich source of primo nesting material: stickz.
But even an Osprey is no match for Tufters when he is defending his  four newly born itty-bitties.
But even an Osprey is no match for Tufters when he is defending his four newly born itty-bitties.
Nice grab Osprey, but you better scram before Tufters returns.
Nice grab Osprey, but you better scram before Tufters returns.
Tufters is a brave little guy, that's for sure.
Tufters is a brave little guy, that’s for sure.
Stick Grab
Stick Grab
But the Osprey continue to risk the wrath of Tufters as the wife wants a big nest. And as a bonus reward for fetching a big stick from Tufter's Turf? Copulation.
But the Osprey continue to risk the wrath of Tufters as the wife wants a big nest. And as a bonus reward for fetching a big stick from Tufter’s Turf? Copulation.