Western Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Order: Accipitriformes Family: Pandionidae Genus: Pandion Species: haliaetus
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This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Vincent, Alabama Littleriver, California Big Pine Key, Florida Daytona Beach, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida Fort Myers, Florida Hollister, Florida Jacksonville, Florida Melbourne, Florida Saint Petersburg, Florida Trenton, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Winter Springs, Florida Savannah, Georgia Cadiz, Kentucky Baton Rouge, Louisiana Vacherie, Louisiana Gulliver, Michigan Albertville, Minnesota Lakeland, Minnesota Mooresville, North Carolina Bend, Oregon Gold Hill, Oregon Summerville, South Carolina Jonesborough, Tennessee Houston, Texas Shelton, Washington (2 reports)
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Positive plantladylin On Feb 12, 2010, plantladylin from South Daytona, FL
(Zone 9b) wrote:
The Osprey is a very common raptor here in Florida. They build their nests atop utility poles, or atop artificial platforms set up for nesting sites. They are often seen catching fish in the local waterways.
Neutral Resin On Mar 2, 2011, Resin from Northumberland
United Kingdom (Zone 9a) wrote:
Note on taxonomy: Osprey has recently been split into two species, Western Osprey (Europe, Asia, Africa, Americas), and Eastern Osprey (Australia).
Neutral olddude On Jul 30, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL
(Zone 11) wrote:
Very common sight in the Fl. Keys
Timer: 14.69 jiffies (0.14686298370361).