The Eastern Osprey (Pandion haliaetus cristatus) is quite common in south-western Western Australia. This male Osprey was perched on a dead tree on the edge of Peel Inlet at Coodanup, eating a Yellow-eyed Mullet (Aldrichetta forsteri). When he had finished feeding, he cleaned his beak several times by wiping it on the dead branch.
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CitationBob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1623063. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1623063.
Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1623063. Video of Osprey Pandion haliaetus at Coodanup, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1623063.
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