Pandion haliaetus



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Compilation of distributional information for a species with a rapidly expanding population relied upon many observers and state and provincial bird listserv groups in Alabama, New York, Missouri, Kansas, and Newfoundland. Special thanks to the following individuals for their input: Bud Anderson (Washington), Christian Artuso and Randy Mooi (Canadian prairie provinces), Candace Cornell (New York), Chris Desorbo (Maine), Lisa Fields (California), John Gobeille (Vermont), Barbara Granger (Michigan), Steve Lewis (Alaska), Sarah Lindsey and Russell Norvell (Utah), Ron Martin (North Dakota), Kristen Mattson (South Carolina), Marco Restani (Montana), Barbara Walker (Florida), and Lynn Wickersham (Colorado). Brooke Keeney prepared the range map.

Recommended Citation

Bierregaard, R. O., A. F. Poole, M. S. Martell, P. Pyle, and M. A. Patten (2016). Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.683