A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Desmond.E.S.O
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
Spotted by
Rustic 41

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.90, Long: -76.06

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

Related Spottings

Aguila pescadora Osprey Osprey Osprey

Nearby Spottings

Osprey Osprey Laughing gull Spotting

Reference