Western Osprey
Pandion haliaetus

– large raptor, larger than Common Buzzard, more slender wings
– diurnal migrant, nocturnal movements over barriers recorded
– migrates singly


Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 1CY
BIF2508, 18/09/2014, Anklam, Germany, Michael Heiß

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 1CY
BIF2509, 29/09/2011, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 1CY
BIF2510, 20/08/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 2CY M
BIF2511, 17/02/2015, Ras Janjari, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 2CY M
BIF2512, 17/02/2015, Ras Janjari, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 2CY M
BIF2513, 17/02/2015, Ras Janjari, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 2CY M
BIF2514, 18/02/2015, Kwar rawri, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, 2CY M
BIF2515, 18/02/2015, Kwar rawri, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2516, 09/05/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2517, 09/05/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2518, 31/08/2014, Salziger See, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2519, 31/08/2014, Salziger See, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2520, 31/08/2014, Salziger See, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2521, 31/08/2014, Salziger See, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2522, 17/02/2015, Ras Janjari, Oman, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD F
BIF2523, 07/04/2011, Kocsu, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD M
BIF2524, 01/10/2010, Abbassa, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD M
BIF2525, 10/09/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD
BIF2526, 02/04/2014, Greifswald, Germany, Michael Heiß

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus
BIF2527, 08/04/2010, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Osprey Pandion h. haliaetus, AD M
BIF2528, 27/08/2013, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

American Osprey Pandion haliaetus carolinensis
BIF2529, 20/02/2016, El Dorado, Colombia, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Short-toed Snake Eagle (v)

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