An Osprey Gracefully Returns To The Chicks On Its Nesting Site Located On Lake M ...
Stockphoto ID: 2041575
File name: SC-Lake_Marion-JUN1408-211.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: United States
Description: An Osprey gracefully returns to the chicks on its nesting site located on Lake Marion , South Carolina . The Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus ) , also known as seahawk , fish hawk or fish eagle , is a fish eating bird of prey . It is a large raptor , reaching 60 centimetres ( 24 in ) in length with a 1 . 8 metre ( 6 ft ) wingspan .