Osprey

photo by NASA

Scientific classification

Order

Accipitriformes

Family

Pandionidae

Subfamily

Pandion

Species

Haliaetus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird of prey with brown upperparts and genrally whitish underparts
* White head with dark eye line and pretty long narrow wings with (only) four fingers
* Size: 52-60 cm, wingspan 152-167 cm

Habitat

Wetlands, close to lakes and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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