Ospreys, also known as “fish hawks,” are expert
anglers that like to hover above the water, locate their prey and then
swoop down for the capture with talons extended. The undersides of the
toes on each foot are covered with short spines, which help them grasp
slippery fish. In Florida, ospreys commonly capture saltwater catfish,
mullet, spotted trout, shad, crappie and sunfish from coastal habitats
and freshwater lakes and rivers for their diet.
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