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Osprey

Pandion haliaetus carolinensis

Description:

The osprey is a large raptor that is brown with a white underside, throat, and top of its head.

Habitat:

Osprey are found on all continents with the exception of Antarctica.

Notes:

Osprey are also called by several other names: sea eagle; fish hawk; sea hawk; fish eagle; and river hawk.

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3 Comments

Rustic 41
Rustic 41 4 years ago

Thanks to Bhagya Herath and Rosa Maria for your compliments!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 4 years ago

Great shots ....

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 4 years ago

Nice photos!! Also a great comparison of the eye color between adults and juveniles!

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.90, Long: -76.06

Spotted on Jun 28, 2013
Submitted on May 26, 2014

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