The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), sometimes known as the sea hawk, fish eagle, river hawk or fish hawk, is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm (24 in) in length and 180 cm (71 in) across the wings.In North America it breeds from Alaska and Newfoundland south to the Gulf Coast and Florida.
Infographic WIN. Five years into the Gulf oil disaster, scientists are still studying its impact on birds, whales, sea turtles, and other marine life—and the critical ecosystems beneath the waves. This infographic shows what we know, and it’s not encouraging, for either the Gulf or future plans for offshore drilling.
Catherine McClung watercolor - Sidline Sandbar Could easily remind me of Vancouver Harbour or the Gulf Islands, such a familiar sight is loaded with memories for many people living in the Pacific North West!