Here is proof that once I had tasted flight, I was to walk the Earth with my eyes turned skywards, as there I had been and there I would long to return. These were taken back in June, in Jamaica Bay, and they all involve flight. I guess I was focused.

Osprey nest – Notice the tracking device on the airborne parent
Team work – Egrets hunting
Emirates A-380 on final approach at JFK
Transient Monarch butterfly
Another final approach