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: October 28, 2016