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Pandion haliaetus


A very distinctive fish-hawk, formerly classified with other hawks but now placed in a separate family of its own. It's often seen flying over the water, hovering, and then plunging feet-first to catch fish in its talons.


Lake Erie Shoreline.

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Joseph R. Godreau
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Joseph R. Godreau

Brownstown Charter Township, Michigan, United States

Spotted on Aug 14, 2021
Submitted on Sep 27, 2021

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