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Pandion haliaetus


The osprey - also known as sea hawk, sea eagle, fish eagle, river hawk, and fish hawk - is a large raptor.


It is found near areas of water that provide it ample fish and is located on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.


This was one of two nesting osprey found atop a channel marker in Broad Bay, an inland bay containing brackish water, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Desmond.E.S.O 4 years ago

Wow! That's probably the best picture of an Osprey that I have ever seen!

Rustic 41
Rustic 41 5 years ago

Ava T-B - Done

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

Rustic 41
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Rustic 41

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.90, Long: -76.06

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jun 10, 2014

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