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Distant Osprey - Pandion haliaetus Captured during the birds migration monitoring at Tochkata (The Point) - the place at Atanasovsko lake near Burgas where each year many birders from different contries count the migrating birds. Accipitriformes,Animal,Animalia,Atanasovsko lake,Aves,Bird,Bird of prey,Bulgaria,Burgas,Chordata,Europe,Fall,Geotagged,Nature,Osprey,Pandion haliaetus,Pandionidae,Western osprey,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Distant Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Captured during the birds migration monitoring at Tochkata (The Point) - the place at Atanasovsko lake near Burgas where each year many birders from different contries count the migrating birds.

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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 Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Oct 1, 2018. Captured Sep 24, 2018 11:05 in 906, 8016 Burgas, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO200
  • 560mm