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Pandion haliaetus


The osprey or more specifically the western osprey — also called sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk — is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm in length and 180 cm across the wings


Look for Ospreys around nearly any body of water: saltmarshes, rivers, ponds, reservoirs, estuaries, and even coral reefs. Their conspicuous stick nests are placed in the open on poles, channel markers, and dead trees, often over water.

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Single D
Single D 6 months ago

Talk about aerobics - this is fantastic.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 11 months ago

That is an amazing spotting, James. Perhaps you should duck? It is definitely lining you up!

James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.38, Long: -80.68

Spotted on Feb 23, 2019
Submitted on Feb 24, 2019

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