Female Eastern Osprey perching and eating a Yellow-eyed Mullet

Female Eastern Osprey perching and eating a Yellow-eyed Mullet
Species: Osprey   Pandion haliaetus
Subspecies: cristatus
Author: Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson
Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Added to IBC: 29 Jun 2017 - 07:59
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The Peel-Harvey Estuary supports several pairs of Eastern Ospreys.  The shallow waters of the estuary provide ideal fishing conditions for the birds, and there are several nests in tall Tuart trees (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) that fringe the estuaries.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1387672. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1387672.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1387672. Video of Osprey Pandion haliaetus at Nairns Beach, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1387672.

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