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Osprey

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    comments (3)

  1. Wow, Shimi, amazing shot! Do you know the name of this bird? Posted 7 years ago
  2. Impressive !! Posted 7 years ago
  3. I think somebody's goldfish pool is one goldfish the less. Tip for pool owners. Always net your pool. Stops fishes jumping out. Stops Herons and Ospreys getting a free meal. Posted 7 years ago

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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
Species identified by DragonC
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By shimi eni

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Uploaded Feb 4, 2012. Captured Jan 20, 2012 09:50.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/4.0
  • 1/5000s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm