Grey and white osprey in mid-flight
Osprey. USFWS.

Quick Facts
Type: Bird

Diet: Carnivore: Fish

Average lifespan: 7–10 years

Average size: Length: 20–26 in.; Wingspan: 50–71 in.

Average weight: 2–5 lb.

Did You Know?
Ospreys can live in a wide range of habitats, as long as they are near a body of water, and are found on every continent except Antarctica.

Last updated: November 9, 2018