Osprey

Pandion haliaetus
An Osprey specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Common breeder in tidewater habitats along the Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore, nesting from late March to late July. Rare winter resident from September through March. The females are slightly larger than the males.

Specimen Information

Date:  4/12/1911
Collected By:  Edw S Schmid
Locality:  Maryland, near DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  222440