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Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Description:

This large raptor is brown on the back and wings and white underneath. It has a white head with a distinct brown stripe through the eye area.

Habitat:

Ospreys live near bodies of water where they can catch fish. They are able to dive into the water to catch their prey.

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28 Comments (1–25)

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 5 years ago

Great series and that first picture is fantastic.

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Caleb! I hope all is well with you!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Great info and incredible photos! What a majestic bird! Congrats on your well-deserved SOTD!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you for letting me know Vinny!

Vinny
Vinny 5 years ago

Flying fish I think ;)

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

That is funny Nate:-) Let me know what you find out!

NateAndNature
NateAndNature 5 years ago

Operation identify that fish has commenced!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Bill!

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Congrats Stephanie!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you SukanyaDatta and Hermes!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you AshleyT and the PN team for honoring me with the SOTD! I appreciate it very much!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Congratulations Stephanie R. Fabulous shot.

Hermes
Hermes 5 years ago

Wow!! Thanks for sharing!

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Stephanie, this Osprey has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!

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Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Nick. I had a lot of fun shooting them!

NickKing
NickKing 5 years ago

Great pictures

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you so much Bill!

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Wonderful capture Stephanie!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you very much sunnyjosef!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Beautiful series Stephanie...

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you for the suggestion Ava T-B.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

This spotting could go in the Hunters and Animal Feeding Behavior mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8463...

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you so much Christos, Nick, triggsturner, Kostas, and Neil. I was surprised how many ospreys there are in Florida. I had never seen one before, and was excited to get so many opportunities to try to get a good photo:-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Brilliant series, Stephanie. Well spotted.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 5 years ago

Amazing!!!

Stephanie R.
Spotted by
Stephanie R.

Fort Myers, Florida, United States

Spotted on Mar 20, 2016
Submitted on Apr 18, 2016

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