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Osprey
(Pandion haliaetus)

        
Osprey
Photo © www.arttoday.com
 
Osprey Information

Length:
 21 - 24"

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

Diet:
 Almost exclusively fish, including flounder, bullhead, and perch; occasionally, frogs, snakes, birds, and small mammals.
 
Osprey ID TipsIdentification 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
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status. (From Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
 
Osprey in Flight
Osprey in Flight
Public domain photo from NASA
 
     
   

 

 


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