(Plates 65-72) LIKE a number of the birds of prey, the Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) is a widespread species and h a s a breeding-range which extends from Alaska in the north-west to Australia in the south-east. It is, however, mainly a bird of the northern hemisphere: P. h. carolinensis and ridgwayi are found in North and Central America respectively; and, on this side of the Atlantic, the typical r...

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