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(Pandion haliaetus)

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Osprey Information

 21 - 24"

  Near lakes, rivers, and coastal areas. Prefers habitat with tall trees or snags for nesting.

 Almost exclusively fish, including flounder, bullhead, and perch; occasionally, frogs, snakes, birds, and small mammals.
Identification tips for the Osprey
Calls of the Osprey
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
Osprey Breeding Map Osprey Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional Information:
The Osprey
Range, habitat, physical description, behavior, diet, lifespan, communication, predation, and conservation status of this raptor. (From Animal Diversity Web)
Osprey in Flight
Osprey in Flight
Public domain photo from NASA



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