WoRMS taxon details

Pandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758)

159377  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159377)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Length: 55-58 cm. Plumage: dark brown above, white below; facial mast brown; dusky streaks form an irregular band on...  
Description Length: 55-58 cm. Plumage: dark brown above, white below; facial mast brown; dusky streaks form an irregular band on breast; underwing coverts white, flight feathers and under tail barred dark and light. Immature like adult. Bare parts: iris yellow; bill black with blue-grey cere; feet and legs blue-grey. Habitat: coastal and inland waters.<388><391><393> [details]

Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159377 on 2018-12-15
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context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/116743.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 55-58 cm. Plumage: dark brown above, white below; facial mast brown; dusky streaks form an irregular band on breast; underwing coverts white, flight feathers and under tail barred dark and light. Immature like adult. Bare parts: iris yellow; bill black with blue-grey cere; feet and legs blue-grey. Habitat: coastal and inland waters.<388><391><393> [details]

Diet usually preys on poor grade fish such as suckers and sunfish but has been seen carrying small salmon [details]

Dimensions Length: 22-25" (56-64 cm); Wingspan: 58-72" (147-183 cm) [details]

Distribution North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from coast to coast in Canada north to the limit of trees, Iin Alaska, throughout the United States and south to the West Indies and Central America. Winters south to Argentina. Eggs are laid mid May to late June. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian shqiponja peshkngrënësepetriti peshkngënës  [details]
Bulgarian oрел рибар  [details]
Danish fiskeørn  [details]
Dutch visarend  [details]
English western ospreyosprey  [details]
French balbuzard pêcheur  [details]
German Fischadler  [details]
Hebrew שלך  [details]
Italian falco pescatore  [details]
Japanese ミサゴ  [details]
Lithuanian žuvininkas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ψαραετός  [details]
Norwegian fiskeørn  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål fiskeørn  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk fiskeørn  [details]
Polish rybołów  [details]
Romanian vulturul pescarosprei  [details]
Russian скопа  [details]
Scottish Gaelic coirneach  [details]
Slovenian ribji orel  [details]
Spanish águila pescadora  [details]
Swedish fiskgjuse  [details]
Turkish balık kartalı  [details]
Ukrainian Скопа  [details]
Welsh gwalch y pysgod  [details]