Nests added to year after year by the resident pair. Young are taught to fish within a week of leaving the nest.
Coastal Woodland, Borders of rivers; lakes; inlets of sea; islands; Mangroves; Inland waters and fringing forests.
May June July August September, 2 to 3; heavily blotched larger end reddish-purple, nest bulky structure of sticks on rocky foreshores or cliffs. Incubation about 5 wks by female only., male shares in nest building and is the sole provider of food during incubation and once the young have hatched.
Carnivore, Fish; occasionally take sea snakes.
|| Eastern Osprey
|| Pandion cristatus (haliaetus)
|| Least Concern
|| Male 500 mm
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