Ospreys

Ospreys are medium-large fish-eating birds of prey in the genus Pandion. The osprey or more specifically the western osprey (Pandion haliaetus) — also called sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk — is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm (24 in) in length and 180 cm (71 in) across the wings. It is brown on the upper parts and predominantly greyish on … Continue reading Ospreys

American Kestrel

The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) is a beautiful small bird of prey that lives on all six Dutch Caribbean Islands. It is often referred to as the “Sparrow Hawk” because it is one of the smallest birds of prey. Locally it is known as Killy Killy – the name refers to the rapid sound the … Continue reading American Kestrel