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The osprey or more specifically the western osprey — also called sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk — is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm in length and 180 cm across the wings. It is brown on the upperparts and predominantly greyish on the head and underparts.

The osprey tolerates a wide variety of habitats, nesting in any location near a body of water providing an adequate food supply. It is found on.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
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Uploaded Dec 24, 2011. Captured Dec 23, 2011 13:38.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/6.7
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO250
  • 500mm