The Late Evening Sun Casts An Orange Glow On An Osprey As It Sits High Atop A Cy ...
Stockphoto ID: 2068850
File name: SC-Lake_Marion-JUN1408-235.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: United States
Description: The late evening sun casts an orange glow on an osprey as it sits high atop a cypress snag as the moon rises in the background . 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 .