osprey, fish eagle (Pandion haliaetus)
Title: The children's book of birds
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Miller, Olive Thorne, 1831-1918 Miller, Olive Thorne, 1831-1918. First book of birds Miller, Olive Thorne, 1831-1918. Second book of birds Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927
The osprey (Pandion haliaetus)—also called fish eagle, sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk—is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range. As its other common names suggest, the osprey's diet consists almost exclusively of fish.