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Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Description:

Predatory bird with white heads and a distinctive black eyestripe that goes down the side of their faces. Have curved claws and padded fish to help them grab fish easier and then carry them over long distances if needed to.

Habitat:

Wekiva river.

Notes:

Conservation status : Least concern. Fish make up 99% of the Osprey's diet.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
MAURO
MAURO 9 years ago
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus


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4 Comments

jonesc.kris
jonesc.kris 9 years ago

Awesome I didn't know that you got a great shot of that guy we kept fallowing him down the river. Every turn we saw him for a second I kept missing him. Nice shot!

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 9 years ago

Thank you KarenL and Chisty! This was an amazing catch for sure :-)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Wow! Neat action shot!

Frank Weaver
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Frank Weaver

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2012
Submitted on Mar 21, 2012

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