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Species profile—Pandion cristatus (eastern osprey)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Accipitridae (kites, goshawks, eagles and harriers) → Pandion cristatus (eastern osprey)

Photo of Pandion cristatus (eastern osprey) - Queensland Government,2000
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Accipitridae (kites, goshawks, eagles and harriers)
Scientific name
Pandion cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
eastern osprey
WildNet taxon ID
1702
Synonym(s)
Pandion haliaetus
Pandion haliaetus cristatus
Alternate name(s)
osprey
fish hawk
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
All 3

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1702

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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