Scientific Name--Pandion Haliatus
nest on deciduous trees or conifers near water. They also nest on
poles or cliffs.
eat mostly fish(dead of alive), but also rodents,birds, and other small
and crustaceans. The Osprey usually hunts by diving into the water after hovering at heights of 30 to
100 ft. It also may fly low over the water and snatch fish near the surface. It feeds its young be regurgitation
for the first 10 days; six pounds of fish daily.
Fun Facts-- The Osprey; is the only raptor that turns one of its front talons backward.