Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Pandionidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Florida USA
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. United States
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Central America
Status: The Ospreys is a Boreal migrant. They are associated with bodies of water in the Amazonian lowlands and along the Pacific Coast. They are uncommon during the Austral Summer of Oct. through Apr or May. Most birds return to the breeding grounds, but some stay year round. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Aguila Pescadora.
Sub-species: Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Linnaeus, 1758.
Meaning of Name: Pandion: Gr myth. Pandion= King of Attica. heliaetus: L haliaeetus= a sea eagle.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo), The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 7/09/2014.